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2012-04-19 20:05:54

Scientists have speculated that the human brain features a “God spot,” one distinct area of the brain responsible for spirituality.

Scientists Identify Genes That May Impact Alzheimer Patients' Brains
2012-04-17 05:38:50

Researchers have identified four genes that are associated with decreasing size of the hippocampus, a finding that may have impacts with studying Alzheimer's disease.

2012-04-12 22:17:31

Scientists at the Allen Institute for Brain Science have identified similarities and differences among regions of the human brain, among the brains of human individuals, and between humans and mice by analyzing the expression of approximately 1,000 genes in the brain.

2012-03-29 23:22:34

The brain appears to be wired more like the checkerboard streets of New York City than the curvy lanes of Columbia, Md., suggests a new brain imaging study.

2012-03-29 22:19:03

The first atlas of the surface of the human brain based upon genetic information has been produced by a national team of scientists.

2012-03-28 23:04:18

Belkasoft develops a software toolkit, adapting commercially available brain activity analysis hardware for solving criminal cases.

2012-03-26 23:28:00

A new study, using brain imaging technology, reveals structural adaptations in short-track speed skaters' brains which are likely to explain their extraordinary balance and co-ordination skills.

2012-03-21 21:24:47

Researchers at Weill Cornell Medical College have developed a computer program that has tracked the manner in which different forms of dementia spread within a human brain.


Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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