Global warming may threaten availability of essential brain-building fatty acid

Global warming may threaten availability of essential brain-building fatty acid

By 2100, 96% of the global population may not have sufficient access to a naturally occurring essent...
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Puberty changes the brains of boys and girls differently: Snips and snails or sugar and spice?

Puberty changes the brains of boys and girls differently: Snips and snails or sugar and spice?

Scientists have found that brain networks develop ...
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Greater blood pressure control linked to better brain health

Greater blood pressure control linked to better brain health

For adults with high blood pressure, greater blood...
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Alzheimer’s disease destroys neurons that keep us awake: Study suggests Tau tangles, not amyloid plaques, drive daytime napping that precedes dementia

Alzheimer’s disease destroys neurons that keep us awake: Study suggests Tau tangles, not amyloid plaques, drive daytime napping that precedes dementia

Researchers and caregivers have noted that excessi...
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Super-resolution microscopy sheds light on how dementia protein becomes dysfunctional

Super-resolution microscopy sheds light on how dementia protein becomes dysfunctional

University of Queensland researchers have used sup...
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New pathways for sensory learning in the brain: Automated, robotic training device advances neuroscience research

New pathways for sensory learning in the brain: Automated, robotic training device advances neuroscience research

We’ve all heard the saying that individuals ...
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Study finds electronic cigarettes damage brain stem cells: UC Riverside research on mouse neural stem cells has implications for nicotine use

Study finds electronic cigarettes damage brain stem cells: UC Riverside research on mouse neural stem cells has implications for nicotine use

A research team at the University of California, R...
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Brain network evaluates robot likeability: Scientists identify key areas involved in assessing social partners

Brain network evaluates robot likeability: Scientists identify key areas involved in assessing social partners

Researchers have identified a network of brain reg...
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These neurons affect how much you do, or don’t, want to eat

These neurons affect how much you do, or don’t, want to eat

Like a symphony, multiple brain regions work in co...
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Dangerous brain parasite ‘orders in’ for dinner

Dangerous brain parasite ‘orders in’ for dinner

Researchers at Indiana University School of Medici...
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