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2011-11-15 20:58:51

New research released today demonstrates the brain's remarkable capacity to repair itself.

2011-10-27 22:05:16

Multiple sclerosis is caused by a combination of genetic and environmental factors.

2011-10-13 11:32:22

Scientists have improved upon their own previous world-best efforts to pluck out just the right stem cells to address the brain problem at the core of multiple sclerosis and a large number of rare, fatal children’s diseases.

2011-09-29 23:14:11

Through the identification of a gene's impact on a signaling pathway, scientists at Children's National Medical Center continue to make progress in understanding the mechanics of a key brain developmental process: growth and repair of white matter, known as myelination.

2011-09-26 11:20:43

Scientists at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine found a way to rapidly produce pure populations of cells that grow into the protective myelin coating on nerves in mice.

2011-09-13 12:53:59

A new imaging technique could help doctors and researchers more accurately assess the extent of nerve damage and healing in a live patient.

2011-09-08 20:50:09

Narcolepsy is a rare disorder characterized by an excessive urge to sleep at inappropriate times and places.

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2011-08-11 06:20:51

Like explorers mapping a new planet, scientists probing the brain need every type of landmark they can get.

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2011-06-02 09:05:25

Computer scientists at Brown University have created software to examine neural circuitry in the human brain.

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2011-05-13 08:02:13

Researchers including members from the Niels Bohr Institute at the University of Copenhagen have developed a new method for making detailed X-ray images of brain cells.


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  • A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.
The word 'saggar' may come from 'safeguard'.
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