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2014-05-27 16:00:39

High blood pressure is highly age-related and affects more than 1 billion people worldwide.

2014-05-09 13:42:49

An implantable device that reduces blood pressure by sending electrical signals to the brain has been created by a group of researchers in Germany.

Deep Brain Region Controls How Quickly We Make Decisions About Love
2014-02-14 12:47:19

A new study has found that a region found deep within the brain is able to control how quickly people make decisions about love. The research is the first to provide causal clinical evidence that an area of the brain known as the anterior insula plays an instrumental role in love.

Smart Materials Getting SMARTer
2012-07-11 17:36:59

Self-powered, homeostatic nanomaterials that actively self-regulate in response to environmental change

2012-05-22 02:23:17

The anterior insular cortex is a small brain region that plays a crucial role in human self-awareness and in related neuropsychiatric disorders.

2012-04-10 09:01:48

The part of the brain we use when engaging in egalitarian behavior may also be linked to a larger sense of morality, researchers have found.

2012-03-21 00:30:56

A personality profile marked by overly gregarious yet anxious behavior is rooted in abnormal development of a circuit hub buried deep in the front center of the brain, say scientists at the National Institutes of Health.

2011-01-21 16:12:05

The insula has been implicated in evaluative and affective processes.

2010-09-10 14:28:12

There is new evidence that people can learn to control the activity of some brain regions when they get feedback signals provided by functional magnetic resonance brain imaging (fMRI).

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2009-11-29 08:49:46

Researchers using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) to study brain activation have found that men and women respond differently to positive and negative stimuli.


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  • A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.
The word 'saggar' may come from 'safeguard'.
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