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2014-08-21 12:30:01

Newly created position will pioneer novel technologies to investigate the workings of the brain SEATTLE, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Allen Institute for Brain Science announces the appointment of Peter Saggau, Ph.D., as the Senior Director of Research Engineering. In this newly created position, Saggau will work closely with research scientists to create the new technologies required to investigate how the brain works. "Peter's innovative history in both technology and...

2014-07-28 23:09:32

The coming period of economic contraction and resource shortage will cause the entire world to reject liberalism and turn back towards conservatism, according to a new scientific text published by Federalist Publications, examining the biological forces which produce ideological shifts in populations. If this book's thesis is true, all other factors, from demographic projections to cultural evolution will prove powerless to forestall a new conservative political revival. (PRWEB) July...

2014-07-09 00:20:20

Funding announced today from the Defense agency will go to research teams at the University of Pennsylvania and UCLA to support the development of the Restoring Active Memory (RAM) program WASHINGTON, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-PA) applauded today's announcement by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) that they have launched their Restoring Active Memory (RAM) program. The program will be led by teams at the University of...

2014-06-23 23:11:38

Dr. David Hagedorn of Evoke Neuroscience to speak at expo to present company’s eVox system. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 23, 2014 Evoke Neuroscience, Inc., the human performance engineering company, today announced that Dr. David Hagedorn, Chief Executive Officer and co-founder of Evoke Neuroscience, will speak at the sixth annual Soldier Equipment & Technology Expo and Summit, which takes place June 24-26 at Fort Bragg U.S. Army Installation in North...

2014-06-02 23:11:41

Dr. Dave Hagedorn of Evoke Neuroscience to speak at leading conference on future advanced medical technology needs of the Department of Defense (DoD) and other federal agencies within the state NEW YORK, NY (PRWEB) June 02, 2014 Evoke Neuroscience, Inc., the human performance engineering company, today announced that Dr. Dave Hagedorn, Chief Executive Officer and co-founder of Evoke Neuroscience, will speak at the 2014 NC Federal Advanced Technologies Review, which takes place June 5 at...

2014-05-07 12:26:37

Brain Research Shows Direct Connection Between Music Study and Cognitive Growth TORONTO, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - As parents seek to provide their children with the best opportunities for development, neuroscience research has been proving that music education fast-tracks speech and reading skills, trains children to focus their attention for sustained periods, and helps them to develop emotional intelligence, among many other lifelong benefits. The findings from a number...

2014-04-25 16:23:51

The Congressman will be a part of "Brain Health Awareness Day" in Philadelphia and help kick off the American Academy of Neurology's Annual Meeting WASHINGTON, April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-PA) will speak to more than 1,000 neurologists, patients with neurologic diseases and their caregivers at Philadelphia's Brain Health Fair tomorrow, Saturday, April 26. The City of Philadelphia has declared the day "Brain Health Awareness Day," in...

2014-04-23 12:30:12

Fattah will also visit brain research centers at Boston University and MIT as part of his Neuroscience Initiative WASHINGTON, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-PA), architect of the Fattah Neuroscience Initiative, will deliver the keynote address at the 2014 Neurotech Investing & Partnering Conference, this Thursday, April 24 in Boston, Massachusetts. Fattah will speak to more than 250 CEOs and business executives who are focused on developing...

2014-04-23 09:30:59

Neuroscientists have discovered a brain pathway that underlies the emotional behaviors critical for survival. New research by the University of Bristol, published in the Journal of Physiology today [23 April], has identified a chain of neural connections which links central survival circuits to the spinal cord, causing the body to freeze when experiencing fear. Understanding how these central neural pathways work is a fundamental step towards developing effective treatments for...

2014-04-09 16:26:03

WASHINGTON, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-PA), a Senior Member on the House Appropriations Committee and architect of the Fattah Neuroscience Initiative, released the following statement on the announcement that the University of California-San Francisco will launch a new online brain research registry: "I commend UCSF for launching this innovative new tool that has the potential to transform the way clinical trials are conducted as we continue...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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