Boy’s Brain Works Just Fine After a Large Piece Was Removed

(NEW SCIENTIST) 31 July 2018, By Alison George – A boy who had a large portion of his brain removed to relieve his severe epilepsy is still able to function normally, showing

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‘5-D Protein Fingerprinting’ Could Give Insights Into Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s

(NANOTECH NOW) – In research that could one day lead to advances against neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s, University of Michigan engineering researchers have demonstrated a technique for precisely

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Scientists Turn Salmonella Into ‘Cancer-Seeking Missile’ To Destroy Brain Tumours

(HUFF POST) – Salmonella is one of the most common forms of food poisoning, leaving victims bedridden with some pretty nasty symptoms. By Oscar Williams But what if, rather than

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Space Travel’s Mental Health Toll Could Endanger Long Missions

(NEW SCIENTIST) – ISOLATION, radiation and other dangers could interact to pose a major risk to mental and physical health on long space missions, according to the US National Academies

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Zapping the Brain Really Does Seem to Improve Depression

(NEW SCIENTIST) – Now we know – zapping the brain with electricity really does seem to improve some medical conditions, meaning it may be a useful tool for treating depression. By

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Brainwaves Could Act as Your Password – But Not if You’re Drunk

(NEW SCIENTIST) – Getting drunk could make it harder to enter your password – even if your brainwaves are your login. By Nicole Kobie Brainwave authentication is one of many

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Brain and Spine Implants Let a Paralyzed Monkey Walk Again

(Specturm) – Enabling someone with paralyzed legs to rise to their feet and walk again has long been considered impossible, the kind of bogus miracle promised by faith healers. But

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Virtual Reality Test Could Make It Easier To Diagnose MS And Parkinson’s

(HUFF POST) – Scientists are developing an affordable virtual reality test to help doctors make early diagnoses of neurodegenerative disorders such as MS and Parkinson’s. Their novel solution could revolutionise

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The Science Behind Why You Feel Sick When You Try to Read in the Car

(LIFE HACKER) – Some people get carsick when they try to read on the road, other people do it blissfully, but if you’re one of those folks who just can’t

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New Research Suggests an OCD Cure in Mice

(Inc.) – Someday, the show Monk might not make any sense to us. Brain scientists at Duke University tested lab mice who were bred with a low level of a

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