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Sharper View Of Brain's Neural Network Offered By Novel Microscopy Method
2012-08-23 13:56:22

Shortly after the Hubble Space Telescope went into orbit in 1990 it was discovered that the craft had blurred vision.

Code In Brain Key To Pronouncing Vowels, Could Help Speech Paralysis
2012-08-22 14:23:42

Loss of muscle functioning in the body. Difficulty transferring message from the brain to muscles. These are just a few traits of paralysis that scientists examined in terms of its relationship to speech.

2012-08-21 23:17:11

Working with units of material so small that it would take 50,000 to make up one drop, scientists are developing the profiles of the contents of individual brain cells in a search for the root causes of chronic pain, memory loss and other maladies that affect millions of people.

Different Areas Of The Brain Are Used For Thinking And Choosing
2012-08-21 14:31:55

Caltech researchers study over 300 lesion patients

2012-08-20 22:19:47

Amputation disrupts not only the peripheral nervous system but also central structures of the brain.

Study Reveals Brain's Mysterious Switchboard Operator
2012-08-17 16:08:49

A mysterious region deep in the human brain could be where we sort through the onslaught of stimuli from the outside world and focus on the information most important to our behavior and survival, Princeton University researchers have found.

Brain Scans Can Assess Child’s Age
2012-08-17 10:33:52

A group of researchers, led by scientists from the University of California, San Diego, have created a set of measurements that can measure a child’s age with 92 percent accuracy.

Brain Power, Not Muscle Strength Related To Force Of Karate Punch
2012-08-16 12:29:05

Brain scans of karate experts recently showed distinctive features. Researchers believe that the images show how the ability to punch for black belts and karate novices could be related to certain feature in the brain.

2012-08-10 02:54:34

Scientists from The Scripps Research Institute have identified a new stem cell population that may be responsible for giving birth to the neurons responsible for higher thinking.

Imaging Neural Pathways In Brain Show Intelligence Levels
2012-08-02 12:51:02

The brain is an intricate part of the body to say the least. New research has focused on the affect of neural connectivity on intelligence. A new study found that brain imaging could estimate a person’s intelligence.


Latest Neuroanatomy 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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The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.