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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.

2011-01-27 15:23:24

This finding has particular importance because several neurodevelopmental disorders have recently been linked to genetic mutations in the complex developmental cascade containing Erk and its sister proteins.

2011-01-26 20:35:14

New research from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine describes a key molecular mechanism in nerve fibers that ensures the rapid conductance of nervous system impulses.

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2011-01-12 12:46:42

British scientists have shown how our brain "wiring" develops in the womb and say their findings will help in the understanding of a range of brain and psychiatric disorders.

2010-12-21 00:01:51

2010: A Year of Significant Progress in MS Research (Vocus/PRWEB) December 20, 2010 Exciting advances were made in 2010 in virtually every field of MS research. Progress toward finding new therapies for MS is illustrated by the availability of the first oral disease-modifying therapy for MS.

2010-12-20 05:04:00

National MS Society Leads the Way in Cutting Edge Research to Stop MS, Restore Function and End MS Forever NEW YORK, Dec. 20, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Exciting advances were made in 2010 in virtually every field of MS research.


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coruscant
  • Emitting flashes of light; glittering.
The word 'coruscant' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to flash' or 'to sparkle'.
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