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Latest Human brain Stories

Active Lifestyle Plays A Significant Role In Keeping The Brain Healthy
2012-11-26 12:28:43

We all know that exercise helps keep us healthy and feeling young, but it’s not just our body that is reaping the rewards. An active lifestyle also keeps our brain healthier and younger compared to our less-active peers.

Brain Waves Translated Into Music
2012-11-15 21:48:46

Chinese researchers have developed a method to transform brain waves into music that closely resembles something a human composer would write.

Supercomputer Simulations Of Blast Waves On The Brain Studied To Improve Helmets
2012-11-15 12:46:32

Researchers at Sandia National Laboratories and the University of New Mexico are comparing supercomputer simulations of blast waves on the brain with clinical studies of veterans suffering from mild traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) to help improve helmet designs.

2012-11-02 14:33:03

UC Santa Barbara has reported an important discovery in the interdisciplinary study of split-brain research.

Mouse Brain Analyzed Under The Electron Microscope
2012-10-23 10:16:46

What happens in the brain when we see, hear, think and remember?

Scientists Map Brain White-Matter
2012-10-19 13:13:35

A team of scientists has built the first roadmap of the white-matter microstructure in the human brain.

2012-10-17 14:12:44

Chronic alcohol abuse can severely damage the nervous system, particularly cognitive functions, cerebral metabolism, and brain morphology.

Evolution Is A Matter Of Brawn Vs Brain
2012-10-16 06:07:56

A team of scientists has found that in different animals, the two traits of brain size and body size are driven by different evolutionary mechanisms.

2012-09-27 00:00:21

An Evolutionary Biologist at The University of Manchester, working with scientists in the United States, has found compelling evidence that parts of the brain can evolve independently from each other.

Human Brain Growth Outpaces Chimps In Womb
2012-09-25 13:07:57

A new study from Kyoto University shows that human's superior brain size in comparison to chimpanzees can be traced back to the womb.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.