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Latest Human brain Stories

2012-01-06 15:17:48

There's a 3-D world in our brains.

2012-01-03 22:05:58

Imagine listening to music while carrying on a conversation with friends.

2011-12-21 12:56:53

An essential question confronting neuroscientists and computer vision researchers alike is how objects can be identified by simply "looking" at an image.

2011-12-12 22:07:09

Smithsonian researchers report that the brains of tiny spiders are so large that they fill their body cavities and overflow into their legs.

2011-12-08 16:55:03

Multiple sclerosis (MS) may progress from the outermost layers of the brain to its deep parts, and isn't always an "inside-out" process as previously thought, reported a new collaborative study from researchers at the Mayo Clinic and the Cleveland Clinic.

2011-12-07 22:43:01

Neuroimaging has provided fascinating insight into the dynamic nature of human brain maturation.

2011-12-07 10:39:23

How the human brain and human cognitive abilities evolved in less than six million years has long puzzled scientists.

New Brain Study Illuminates Complexity of Linguistic Processing
2011-11-30 06:27:23

While researchers have long known that the left hemisphere of the human brain is critical in the process of producing and decoding semantics and language, the intricacies have largely remained a mystery.

Soccer 'Headers' Can Lead To Brain Injury
2011-11-29 10:47:17

Soccer players beware: Doctors warn that ‘heading’ too many balls can lead to brain damage. That’s the message in a new study from researchers who persented their research at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America.


Word of the Day
dipsas
  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
The word 'dipsas' comes from a Greek word meaning 'thirst'.