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The human brain is the center of the human nervous system and is a highly complex organ. Enclosed in the cranium, it has the same general structure as the brains of other mammals, but is over three times as large as the brain of a typical mammal with an equivalent body size.
New ultra lightweight device for neural recording in mice could transform brain disorder research

New ultra lightweight device for neural recording in mice could transform brain disorder research

High-definition eye scan could reveal crucial warning signs of Alzheimer's disease

High-definition eye scan could reveal crucial warning signs of Alzheimer's disease

Researchers get closer to creating new blood test that can identify breast cancer brain metastasis

Researchers get closer to creating new blood test that can identify breast cancer brain metastasis

Abnormal eating schedules affect skin’s protection from harmful UV rays of the sun

Abnormal eating schedules affect skin’s protection from harmful UV rays of the sun

Teenagers’ impulsive and risk taking behavior not related to brain deficit symptoms

Teenagers’ impulsive and risk taking behavior not related to brain deficit symptoms

Diet determines seizure latency: Estrogen production in the brain linked to omega-3 fatty acid intake

Diet determines seizure latency: Estrogen production in the brain linked to omega-3 fatty acid intake

Preclinical research using 1 Tesla desktop MRI

Preclinical research using 1 Tesla desktop MRI

Study: Telemedicine may be as effective as in-person care for people with Parkinson's disease

Study: Telemedicine may be as effective as in-person care for people with Parkinson's disease

Smoking linked to increased risk of aneurysm recurrence after endovascular treatment

Smoking linked to increased risk of aneurysm recurrence after endovascular treatment

Scientists use magnetic nanoparticles to trigger activity deep inside the brain

Scientists use magnetic nanoparticles to trigger activity deep inside the brain

Researchers discover synthetic compound effective at relieving neuropathic pain

Researchers discover synthetic compound effective at relieving neuropathic pain

Research highlights need for expert treatment to manage subarachnoid hemorrhages

Research highlights need for expert treatment to manage subarachnoid hemorrhages

Researchers discover new brain area involved in spatial memory and navigation

Researchers discover new brain area involved in spatial memory and navigation

Researchers discover way to stop deadly fungus from spreading to the brain

Researchers discover way to stop deadly fungus from spreading to the brain

UC Irvine pharmacology researchers unearth potential roots of schizophrenia

UC Irvine pharmacology researchers unearth potential roots of schizophrenia

Scientists identify basic biological mechanism that kills neurons in ALS

Scientists identify basic biological mechanism that kills neurons in ALS

Simple odor identification tests may help track progression of Alzheimer's disease

Simple odor identification tests may help track progression of Alzheimer's disease

Mobile health app helps improve concussion symptoms in teenagers

Mobile health app helps improve concussion symptoms in teenagers

Researchers identify new factors that may affect brain tumor cells' ability to resist treatment

Researchers identify new factors that may affect brain tumor cells' ability to resist treatment

Compounds produced by creosote bush exhibit anti-parasitic activity against pathogenic protozoa

Compounds produced by creosote bush exhibit anti-parasitic activity against pathogenic protozoa