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poor sleep can lead to senior suicide
2014-08-15 03:17:26

Reported poor sleep quality, independent of a depressed mood, appears to be associated with an increased risk for suicide in older adults.

2014-08-12 23:05:28

InnerVoice, the revolutionary iOS app that uses 3D-animated photo avatars to develop communication, just got a dramatic update, making it the most user-friendly and technologically advanced communication

Natural Light In Your Office Can Improves Sleep, Physical Activity And Quality Of Life
2014-08-12 03:00:12

Office workers with more light exposure at the office had longer sleep duration, better sleep quality, more physical activity and better quality of life compared to office workers with less light exposure in the workplace

3d brain tissue
2014-08-12 05:03:27

A team of bioengineers from Tufts University in Massachusetts have developed three-dimensional brain-like cortical tissue that is similar in structure and function to tissues found in the brain of a rat which can be kept alive in the laboratory for more than eight weeks.

2014-08-08 11:28:28

Physicists have identified a mechanism that may help explain Zipf’s law – a unique pattern of behavior found in disparate systems, including complex biological ones.

2014-08-08 10:55:19

Researchers in the Vanderbilt University Institute of Imaging Science (VUIIS) have achieved the first conclusive non-invasive measurement of neural signaling in the spinal cords of healthy human volunteers.

2014-08-07 23:07:05

Highly Decorated Navy SEAL Raises Funds for TBI Treatment at Carrick Irving, TX (PRWEB) August 07, 2014 Over the next nine months, retired Navy Senior

2014-08-07 15:39:20

Frogs, dogs, whales, snails can all do it, but humans and primates can't.

Our Brains Can Judge A Face's Trustworthiness Even When We Can't See It
2014-08-07 03:47:28

Our brains are able to judge the trustworthiness of a face even when we cannot consciously see it, a team of scientists has found.

2014-08-05 23:07:42

Nerve repair company AXGN to participate in investor conference in New York Alachua, FL (PRWEB) August 05, 2014 AxoGen, Inc.


Latest Nervous system Reference Libraries

Midbrain
2013-07-25 15:13:23

The midbrain, also known as the mesencephalon is the part of the brain most responsible for vision, motor control, arousal, temperature regulation, alertness and hearing. Formation and Orientation The midbrain is found under the cerebral cortex and above the hindbrain. The mesencephalon is not divided into any other portions of the brain unlike the other two vesicles that stem from the neural tube. There are four separate lobes on the side of the cerebral aqueduct within the...

Brain
2013-03-05 13:54:00

Formation and Orientation The development of the brain is broken down into stages. The basic evolution begins in the third week of the embryonic process where the neural plate is formed. By week four, the neural plate has developed into the neural tube. The anterior part of the tube, the telencephalon, grows rapidly as it prepares to later give way to the brain. As time goes on, cells begin to classify themselves as either neurons or glial cells, thus determining their functions. Glial...

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Word of the Day
begunk
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.