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2014-05-26 13:08:30

"Aha" moments are rare in medical research, scientists say.

Controlling Fruit Fly Movements With A Mind-Altering Device
2014-05-26 11:15:03

A joint collaboration between the Vienna University of Technology and US researchers, has resulted in the development of a unique and novel technique to control Drosophila melangogaster, perhaps better known as the fruit fly, via thermogenetic means.

Fruit Flies Take Time To Think Before Making Difficult Decisions
2014-05-23 06:58:38

It is common knowledge that most humans think before they act. A new study, published in the journal Science, makes the case that this cognitive ability can also be found in the fruit fly.

jellyfish ctenophore
2014-05-23 05:16:26

A new study from a massive international team of researchers has shown that there is more than one way to “make an animal,” which could completely reshape 200 years of zoological theory.

2014-05-22 10:32:28

A new method of generating mature nerve cells from skin cells could greatly enhance understanding of neurodegenerative diseases, and could accelerate the development of new drugs and stem cell-based regenerative medicine.

2014-05-22 08:31:13

--Research Includes Stem Cells, Imaging and Exercise for Cognition-- MIAMI, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National

2014-05-21 13:49:42

Researchers led by Mark Zylka, PhD, also found a compound that could become a new treatment for conditions such as arthritis, shingles, and back pain.

2014-05-21 13:47:49

When your car needs a new spark plug, you take it to a shop where it sits, out of commission, until the repair is finished.

Neural Activity Of Living Brains Captured Using Novel 3D Video
2014-05-19 15:02:45

Researchers at MIT and the University of Vienna in Austria have devised an imaging method that shows neural action throughout the minds of living creatures. This technique, the very first that can create 3D videos of complete brains with the millisecond timescale...


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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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