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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 machine learning framework predicts effects of genetic mutations in ‘dark matter’ regions

New machine learning framework predicts effects of genetic mutations in ‘dark matter’ regions

Study delves into the role played by Protein Kinase C in synaptic plasticity

Study delves into the role played by Protein Kinase C in synaptic plasticity

Study: White adolescent boys experiencing early puberty have high risk for substance use

Study: White adolescent boys experiencing early puberty have high risk for substance use

Researchers lament the unmet promise of a miracle drug for Alzheimer disease

Researchers lament the unmet promise of a miracle drug for Alzheimer disease

Plant-based products fail to have positive impact on blood pressure during clinical studies

Plant-based products fail to have positive impact on blood pressure during clinical studies

New super-resolution 'nanoscope' provides insight into progression of Alzheimer's disease

New super-resolution 'nanoscope' provides insight into progression of Alzheimer's disease

NeuroTrauma Sciences and Henry Ford join hands to advance exosome technology

NeuroTrauma Sciences and Henry Ford join hands to advance exosome technology

Researchers reduce size of tumors in mice by artificially activating the brain's reward system

Researchers reduce size of tumors in mice by artificially activating the brain's reward system

Study highlights potential of fetal gene therapy to prevent lethal neurodegenerative disease

Study highlights potential of fetal gene therapy to prevent lethal neurodegenerative disease

Pre-clinical pilot study shows promising results of 'concussion pill'

Pre-clinical pilot study shows promising results of 'concussion pill'

Severe childhood infections linked with lower school achievement in adolescence

Severe childhood infections linked with lower school achievement in adolescence

Charité's researchers integrate open-source platform into the 'Human Brain Project'

Charité's researchers integrate open-source platform into the 'Human Brain Project'

Researchers develop near-infrared fluorophores-based PDT to cure cancer with less side effects

Researchers develop near-infrared fluorophores-based PDT to cure cancer with less side effects

Non-surgical management found to be feasible option for penetrating kidney trauma

Non-surgical management found to be feasible option for penetrating kidney trauma

Insight into causes, types and treatment of aphasia

Insight into causes, types and treatment of aphasia

New study documents symptoms of people before they acquire multiple sclerosis

New study documents symptoms of people before they acquire multiple sclerosis

Traumatic brain injury biomarker could help predict patient prognosis

Traumatic brain injury biomarker could help predict patient prognosis

Research provides better understanding of mechanisms underlying memory storage

Research provides better understanding of mechanisms underlying memory storage

Researchers uncover how cells invite corrupted proteins inside

Researchers uncover how cells invite corrupted proteins inside

Biologists unlock new cure for jet lag in mice

Biologists unlock new cure for jet lag in mice