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2012-06-26 14:35:12

In the brains of humans and non-human primates, over 100 billion nerve cells build up complicated neural circuits and produce higher brain functions.

Young Birds Use Their Brain To Learn Songs
2012-05-21 08:55:04

Male songbirds use a versatile part of the brain to learn their father’s song during the early stages of development, according to a report published yesterday in the online version of Nature.

2012-04-04 12:19:11

Working in mice, scientists at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have devised a treatment that prevents the optic nerve injury that occurs in glaucoma, a neurodegenerative disease that is a leading cause of blindness.

2011-03-09 18:19:05

The properties of optical stimuli need to be conveyed from the eye to the brain.

2010-04-19 15:42:36

Integrated functional network could explain some mysteries of Parkinson's and dystonia

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2010-04-06 10:40:14

A new study from the Swedish medical university Karolinska Institutet provides evidence that basic human learning systems use areas of the brain that also exist in the most primitive vertebrates, such as certain fish, reptiles and amphibians.

2009-12-22 14:00:28

Johns Hopkins Scientists Find a Source of Nonallergic Itch.

2009-06-19 09:36:03

Sensory neuronopathies, nerve dysfunction that affects nerves outside the brain and spinal chord, are extremely painful.

2009-06-15 16:44:58

Medical conditions that affect sensory nerves outside the brain and spinal cord are known as sensory neuronopathies. These conditions, which are extremely painful, include shingles and can be caused by anticancer drugs such as cisplatin.

2008-07-31 09:00:31

Ganglia, an open source scalable distributed monitoring system for high-performance computing systems, announced today the release of Ganglia 3.1.


Word of the Day
donative
  • A gift; a largess; a gratuity; a present; a dole.
The word 'donative' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to give'.
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