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'Minicomputers' Live Inside the Human Brain
Science & Tech  (tags: brain, neurology, computers )

Freya
- 272 days ago - news.yahoo.com
The brain may be an even more powerful computer than before thought -- microscopic branches of brain cells that were once thought to basically serve as mere wiring may actually behave as minicomputers, researchers say.
Eternal Sunshine of the Bionic Mind: Prosthesis Could Restore Memory
Science & Tech  (tags: brain, memory, neurology, prosthesis )

Freya
- 401 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Theodore Berger of the University of Southern California is developing a prosthesis to restore memory, by replacing a circuit in the brain's hippocampus. Berger described the device at the Global Future 2045 International Congress, held here June 15-16.
Scientists Unravel Mysteries of Intelligence
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IE
- 1612 days ago - news.yahoo.com
It's not a particular brain region that makes someone smart or not smart. Nor is it the strength and speed of the connections throughout the brain or such features as total brain volume. Instead, new research shows, it's the connections between very spec
Your Other Circadian Rhythm
Science & Tech  (tags: Neurology, circadian rhythms, animals, humans, research, science )

Jeannine
- 2253 days ago - healthandage.com
According to a recent study there is a second circadian clock that kicks in when food is withheld during the normal wake cycle.The authors of the study suggest that manipulation of this food-related circadian clock might help in preventing jet lag.
Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow:Researchers Investigate Why Some Animals Regrow Hearing Cells,But People Don't
Science & Tech  (tags: neurology, research, science, study, genetics, hearing, hair cells, mammals, anatomy, study )

Jeannine
- 2321 days ago - unews.utah.edu
When birds,reptiles,fish,& amphibians lose cells that enable them to hear,they have the enviable capacity to regenerate those cells & regain their hearing. A neurobiologist is studying genetic mutations in zebrafish that have the same hair cells as humans
Scientists Discover Second Depth-Perception Method in Brain
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Jeannine
- 2324 days ago - rochester.edu
A team of researchers in the Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences at the University of Rochester believe it has discovered the answer in a small part of the brain that processes both the image from a single eye and also with the motion of our bodies
Pain Receptor in Brain May Be Linked to Learning and Memory
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Jeannine
- 2328 days ago - brown.edu
A research team has linked pain receptors found throughout the nervous system to learning and memory in the brain.The findings point up new drug targets for memory loss or epileptic seizures.
Snakes Can Hear Sound From the Sand, Even in Stereo
Science & Tech  (tags: research, science, discovery, habitat, environment, evolution, study, snakes, biomechanics, naval engineering, neurology )

Jeannine
- 2370 days ago - uni-protokolle.de
Flexibility of the lower jaw of snakes evolved because being able to swallow large meals is an advantage if food is in short supply and competition fierce.Separation of the sides of the lower jaw allowed an interesting form of hearing to develop.
Study Identifies Where Thoughts of Familiar Objects Occur Inside the Human Brain
Science & Tech  (tags: human, brain, neurology, research, science, study, technology )

Jeannine
- 2397 days ago - medicineworld.org
Using machine learning and brain imaging,researchers have found a way to identify where people's thoughts and perceptions of familiar objects originate in the brain by identifying the patterns of brain activity associated with the objects.
Researchers Reveal The Biology Of Shivering
Science & Tech  (tags: research, science, health, humans, study, brain, neurology, biology, technology, homeostatic functions )

Jeannine
- 2415 days ago - terradaily.com
Researchers have discovered the brain's wiring system, which takes temperature information from the skin and determines when a person should start shivering.
Neurology Researchers Focus on Brain's Superhighway of Connectors
Science & Tech  (tags: discovery, health, humans, interesting, brain matter, neurology, scientists, research, study, science )

Jeannine
- 2435 days ago - ucdmc.ucdavis.edu
Sacramento,CA -- High blood pressure, atherosclerosis inflammation and other basic disease processes may travel the brain on a superhighway of white matter,causing some of neurology's most mysterious and troubling disorders.
Study Looks at Women's Brains and Rewards
Science & Tech  (tags: Women, Neurology )

June
- 2732 days ago - sciencedaily.com
BETHESDA, Md., Feb. 2 (UPI) -- Fluctuations in hormones during women's menstrual cycles affect how their brains respond to rewards, the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Md., said. "These first pictures of sex hormones influencing
   

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