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night vision chlorophyll
2015-03-27 13:22:53

According to the website Science.Mic, a group of “biohackers” has successfully given a man night vision by injecting his eyeballs with a chlorophyll analog called Chlorin e6, which found in the eyeballs of many deep sea fish. We ask an expert if this is even possible.

2015-03-19 12:22:55

June Event to Bring Together Leaders of Industry to Explore Innovative, Scalable Solutions for Plastic SAN FRANCISCO, March 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The

epilepsy Bonn
2015-03-18 18:29:29

Epilepsy is a very prevalent neurological disorder. Approximately one-third of patients are resistant to currently available therapies. A team of researchers under the guidance of the Institute of Cellular Neurosciences at the University of Bonn has discovered a new cause to explain the development of temporal lobe epilepsy: At an early stage, astrocytes are uncoupled from each other.

2015-03-18 08:29:59

MORRISTOWN, N.J., March 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Debi Mazar, who made her feature film debut in Goodfellas and is known for her role as a hard-charging publicist on the HBO series Entourage,

2015-03-13 23:06:15

Of all Americans, Millennials are the most likely to feel sleep-deprived as a result of Daylight Savings Time.

2015-03-13 00:21:24

Stress about work and finances ranked higher than technology as sleep disrupter in 8,000-person survey; More than 80 percent of respondents see opportunity to improve sleep

brain-like computing
2015-03-10 09:50:26

Computers that function like the human brain could soon become a reality thanks to new research using optical fibres made of speciality glass.

smells
2015-03-09 15:45:06

In a study that helps to deconstruct how olfaction is encoded in the brain, neuroscientists at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have identified a type of neuron that appears to help tune, amplify and dampen neuronal responses to chemosensory inputs from the nasal cavity.

2015-03-04 20:22:30

Sleep duration and quality are key indicators of health; prioritizing sleep can help all WASHINGTON, March 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- A new poll by the National Sleep Foundation finds

2015-03-04 16:28:19

Nevro to Host Conference Call on Wednesday, March 18, 2015 at 4:30 p.m. ET MENLO PARK, Calif., March 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Nevro Corp.


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
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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