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2013-09-20 23:18:04

At a time when umami is all the crave, there are few better opportunities to introduce a blog dedicated to the power of “savory taste” and the science behind it.

2013-09-04 08:24:58

Ischemic stroke is characterized by an interruption of the blood supply to the brain, which can lead to brain damage and even death.

2013-08-08 11:02:05

Johns Hopkins biophysicists have discovered that full activation of a protein ensemble essential for communication between nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord requires a lot of organized back-and-forth motion of some of the ensemble's segments.

2013-06-25 13:15:33

Plants possess receptors which are similar to the glutamate receptors in the brain of humans and animals.

2013-04-18 21:46:09

An excess of the brain neurotransmitter glutamate may cause a transition to psychosis in people who are at risk for schizophrenia.

2012-06-01 23:02:51

Walk into any grocery store today and it is almost impossible to pick up any kind of processed food that doesn't have some variant of MSG in it.

2012-05-24 21:21:45

Like emergency workers rushing to a disaster scene, cells called microglia speed to places where the brain has been injured, to contain the damage by 'eating up' any cellular debris and dead or dying neurons.

2012-03-08 14:50:09

Researchers at the University of Copenhagen have documented a previously unknown biological mechanism in the brain's most important line of defense: the blood-brain barrier.

2012-03-08 06:13:53

Stress is a term commonly used today, and we know it can have an impact on one’s mental and physical well-being. Now researchers are saying it may affect your memory too!

2012-03-08 00:48:08

Anyone who has ever been subject to chronic stress knows that it can take a toll on emotions and the ability to think clearly.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.