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2011-01-10 14:25:00

Carnegie Mellon University researchers have found that within the brain's neocortex lies a subnetwork of highly active neurons that behave much like people in social networks.

2010-05-25 09:07:01

UCSF scientists have discovered a new stem cell in the developing human brain.

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2009-10-13 09:20:00

The cerebral cortex, the largest and most complex component of the brain, is unique to mammals and alone has evolved human specializations.

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2009-09-03 23:30:00

New study shows striking similarity in the evolution of brains, cities.

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2009-07-23 13:17:58

A leading scientist has claimed that a detailed, functional artificial human brain could be built within the next 10 years.

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2009-04-23 06:50:00

A replication of a small portion of the brain has been developed, based on careful construction of each molecule, and has successfully restored experimental results from actual brains.

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2008-08-19 15:10:00

Counter to prevailing wisdom that self-awareness is something only experienced by humans and a few other higher-end mammals, German scientists reported on Tuesday that magpies can recognize themselves in the mirror.

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2005-06-06 06:38:27

International Business Machines Corp (IBM) is linking with a team of Swiss scientists to create the world's first accurate, computer-based model of the brain, the U.S. company said on Monday.


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