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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.
Scientists identify that neuropilin-1 makes the SARS-CoV-2 virus highly infectious

Scientists identify that neuropilin-1 makes the SARS-CoV-2 virus highly infectious

Researchers discover that neuropilin-1 can facilitate entry of SARS-CoV-2 into the cells

Researchers discover that neuropilin-1 can facilitate entry of SARS-CoV-2 into the cells

Brain imaging biomarker may help predict treatment response in patients with psychiatric disorders, study reveals

Brain imaging biomarker may help predict treatment response in patients with psychiatric disorders, study reveals

Study reveals medium-term impact of COVID-19

Study reveals medium-term impact of COVID-19

Scientists may be able to prevent cancer by controlling the ANP32E and H2AZ proteins

Scientists may be able to prevent cancer by controlling the ANP32E and H2AZ proteins

New study could help achieve multicolor imaging with fluorescent biosensors cells

New study could help achieve multicolor imaging with fluorescent biosensors cells

New vaccine targeting toxic Aβ may offer clinical benefit in treating Alzheimer's disease

New vaccine targeting toxic Aβ may offer clinical benefit in treating Alzheimer's disease

Serious ongoing symptoms in COVID-19 survivors

Serious ongoing symptoms in COVID-19 survivors

Anti-inflammatory therapy helps slow progression of multiple sclerosis in a preclinical model

Anti-inflammatory therapy helps slow progression of multiple sclerosis in a preclinical model

WSU scientists develop new method to detect Alzheimer's biomarkers

WSU scientists develop new method to detect Alzheimer's biomarkers

University of Surrey professor proposes new theory of consciousness

University of Surrey professor proposes new theory of consciousness

Researchers study the role of cannabinoids in learning

Researchers study the role of cannabinoids in learning

Older COVID patients battle ‘brain fog,’ weakness and emotional turmoil

Older COVID patients battle ‘brain fog,’ weakness and emotional turmoil

Newborns analyze the emotional content of their surroundings only at a very basic level

Newborns analyze the emotional content of their surroundings only at a very basic level

Study: Impact of earlier diagnosis in focal epilepsy goes beyond timely treatment

Study: Impact of earlier diagnosis in focal epilepsy goes beyond timely treatment

Chip-based technology can create new options for ultrasound therapy with high resolution and intensity

Chip-based technology can create new options for ultrasound therapy with high resolution and intensity

New model of human brain networks sheds light on how the brain functions

New model of human brain networks sheds light on how the brain functions

Study: Localization of neurons is adapted to successful hunting sequence in zebrafish

Study: Localization of neurons is adapted to successful hunting sequence in zebrafish

Researchers provide new evidence that fear and anxiety reflect overlapping brain circuits

Researchers provide new evidence that fear and anxiety reflect overlapping brain circuits

Researchers discover gene that may help the body sense a full urinary bladder

Researchers discover gene that may help the body sense a full urinary bladder