Latest Human brain Stories
Mapping the fat distribution of the healthy human brain is a key step in understanding neurological diseases, in general, and the neurodegeneration that accompanies Alzheimer's disease in particular.
The size and shape of the human cerebral cortex, an evolutionary marvel responsible for everything from Shakespeare's poetry to the atomic bomb, are largely influenced by mutations in a single gene.
The Allen Human Brain Atlas reveals more than 90 percent similarity among humans and details genes at work throughout the brain to advance scientific research and medical outcomes.
SEATTLE, April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Allen Institute for Brain Science has released the world's first anatomically and genomically comprehensive human brain map, a previously unthinkable feat made possible through leading-edge technology and more than four years of rigorous studies and documentation.
Across many groups of animals, species with bigger brains often have better cognitive abilities.
Scientists are developing a technique to map both the connections and functions of nerve cells in the brain together for the first time, bringing them closer to creating a computer model of the human brain.
Brain growth in babies is linked to the amount of time and energy mothers â€˜investâ€™, according to this study.
The human brain loses 5 to 10% of its weight between the ages of 20 and 90 years old.
ROCKVILLE, Md., March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Neuralstem, Inc. (Amex: CUR) announced that the first subject was dosed yesterday in a Phase Ia trial to evaluate the safety of its drug, NSI-189, which is being developed for the treatment of major depressive disorder and other psychiatric indications.
The Stripe of Gennari develops even in those who are blind from birth and does not degenerate, despite a lack of visual input.
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