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 differently in males and females at puberty, with ...
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Blood test detects concussion and subconcussive injuries in children and adults: Traumatic brain injury with no symptoms can cause wear and tear over time

Blood test detects concussion and subconcussive injuries in children and adults: Traumatic brain injury with no symptoms can cause wear and tear over time

In one of the largest studies of its kind, researc...
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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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Researchers wirelessly hack ‘boss’ gene, a step toward reprogramming the human genome: The advancement, made possible by tiny photonic implants, could lead to new treatments for cancer, mental disorders

Researchers wirelessly hack ‘boss’ gene, a step toward reprogramming the human genome: The advancement, made possible by tiny photonic implants, could lead to new treatments for cancer, mental disorders

It seems like everything is going wireless these d...
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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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The sense of touch is formed in the brain before birth

The sense of touch is formed in the brain before birth

All the surface of the human body is represented i...
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New microscopy technique peers deep into the brain

New microscopy technique peers deep into the brain

In order to understand the brain, scientists must ...
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Could an eye doctor diagnose Alzheimer’s before you have symptoms? Study suggests loss of blood vessels in retina reflect changes in brain health

Could an eye doctor diagnose Alzheimer’s before you have symptoms? Study suggests loss of blood vessels in retina reflect changes in brain health

A quick eye exam might one day allow eye doctors t...
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New MRI sensor can image activity deep within the brain: Noninvasive measurements of calcium could reveal neurons’ roles in different types of behavior

New MRI sensor can image activity deep within the brain: Noninvasive measurements of calcium could reveal neurons’ roles in different types of behavior

Calcium is a critical signaling molecule for most ...
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