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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.
Marine microalgae could be the solution to world's meat protein shortage

Marine microalgae could be the solution to world's meat protein shortage

Loneliness in older adults during COVID-19 lockdown linked to worsening depressive symptoms

Loneliness in older adults during COVID-19 lockdown linked to worsening depressive symptoms

Researchers investigate cognitive brain mechanism devoted to reading

Researchers investigate cognitive brain mechanism devoted to reading

Study reveals specific neuronal circuits underlying environment-based value learning

Study reveals specific neuronal circuits underlying environment-based value learning

Brain pressure disorder has increased dramatically, linked to obesity and deprivation

Brain pressure disorder has increased dramatically, linked to obesity and deprivation

Study reveals new insights into how UV light triggers kidney inflammation in lupus patients

Study reveals new insights into how UV light triggers kidney inflammation in lupus patients

Modified version of CAR T-cell therapy shows promise in targeting neuroblastoma

Modified version of CAR T-cell therapy shows promise in targeting neuroblastoma

Major surgery is a promoter or accelerator of Alzheimer's disease, indicates study

Major surgery is a promoter or accelerator of Alzheimer's disease, indicates study

Abnormal hyperactivation in the brain could be an early biomarker of Alzheimer's disease

Abnormal hyperactivation in the brain could be an early biomarker of Alzheimer's disease

A single genetic test can identify the presence and cause of mismatch repair deficiency

A single genetic test can identify the presence and cause of mismatch repair deficiency

Study examines association between gut mycobiome and Parkinson’s disease

Study examines association between gut mycobiome and Parkinson’s disease

Scientists discover mechanism for transient memory lapse

Scientists discover mechanism for transient memory lapse

Multimodal pain regimen minimizes opioid exposure, relieves acute pain in trauma patients

Multimodal pain regimen minimizes opioid exposure, relieves acute pain in trauma patients

New sensory neuron model enables easy generation of cells to fast-track pain research

New sensory neuron model enables easy generation of cells to fast-track pain research

Size of synapses determines the strength of information transmission

Size of synapses determines the strength of information transmission

Researchers evaluate the accuracy of NEWS2 scoring system for predicting COVID outcomes

Researchers evaluate the accuracy of NEWS2 scoring system for predicting COVID outcomes

Idiopathic intracranial hypertension is on the rise, finds study

Idiopathic intracranial hypertension is on the rise, finds study

Researchers discover rare genetic disorder that affects the brain, heart and facial features

Researchers discover rare genetic disorder that affects the brain, heart and facial features

Deep sleep has restorative power to clear waste from the brain

Deep sleep has restorative power to clear waste from the brain

Automated method tracks cortical origin and initial spread of TAU proteins in Alzheimer’s disease

Automated method tracks cortical origin and initial spread of TAU proteins in Alzheimer’s disease