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2015-03-03 08:36:37

CARDIFF, Calif., March 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- NI Research (NIR) has released the March/April issue of NeuroPerspective,

2015-03-02 12:28:05

New findings could help with future navigational problems associated with Alzheimer's and other neurological disorders NEW YORK, March 2, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Researchers

2015-02-18 20:22:52

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2015-02-17 16:26:13

TORONTO, Feb. 17, 2015 /CNW/ - Scientists at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) have discovered a promising new approach to treat multiple sclerosis (MS).

'reset button' circadian clock
2015-02-08 09:03:18

The discovery of a new “reset” button for the brain’s master biological clock could eventually lead to new treatments for conditions like seasonal affective disorder, reduce the adverse health effects of working the night shift and possibly even treat jet lag.

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2015-02-02 14:44:39

Thank goodness for your spinal cord on icy treks! In a recent study, professor Martyn Goulding and his colleagues explain that when we need to keep our balance on slick surfaces such as ice, there is a cluster of neurons in our spinal cords, which serve as a sort of “mini-brain.”

dog thirst
2015-01-29 17:15:44

Scientists from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute at Columbia University in New York have discovered the circuitry in the brain that regulates thirst in mice.

beer pour
2015-01-28 11:38:40

While the health-promoting qualities of wine have stolen the spotlight, it isn’t the only alcoholic beverage that can be good for you in some ways, according to a new study appearing in the latest edition of the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry.

2015-01-27 12:33:37

LONDON, Jan. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- EXECUTIVE SUMMARYNeurogenesis is the process by which neurons are created.

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2015-01-26 14:47:19

After analyzing the brains of rats, scientists found that ingesting large amounts of dietary salt can interfere with a process that helps maintain healthy arterial blood pressure, and it does this by reprogramming the brain. (Yikes!)


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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
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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