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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 custom-designed substrates developed for use in cryo-Electron Microscopy

New custom-designed substrates developed for use in cryo-Electron Microscopy

Cochrane Review looks at different ways to use nicotine replacement therapies

Cochrane Review looks at different ways to use nicotine replacement therapies

New range prediction approach increases accuracy, safety and tolerability of proton therapy

New range prediction approach increases accuracy, safety and tolerability of proton therapy

Three-antibiotic cocktail eradicates 'persister' Lyme bacteria in mouse model

Three-antibiotic cocktail eradicates 'persister' Lyme bacteria in mouse model

Combination-imaging technique provides new window into macaque brain connections

Combination-imaging technique provides new window into macaque brain connections

Study provides evidence that blood tests can detect Alzheimer’s risk

Study provides evidence that blood tests can detect Alzheimer’s risk

Parkinson's sufferers regain mobility with new implant

Parkinson's sufferers regain mobility with new implant

Opening blocked arteries may be lifesaver for older heart attack patients

Opening blocked arteries may be lifesaver for older heart attack patients

Study investigates how early blindness shapes sound processing

Study investigates how early blindness shapes sound processing

NUS scientists uncover novel biomarkers linked with ‘chemobrain’

NUS scientists uncover novel biomarkers linked with ‘chemobrain’

Dengue mosquito poses greatest danger of spreading Zika virus in Australia

Dengue mosquito poses greatest danger of spreading Zika virus in Australia

Neuroscientists propose new theory about amyloid precursor protein connection in Alzheimer's

Neuroscientists propose new theory about amyloid precursor protein connection in Alzheimer's

UAB receives $17 million grant to explore immune cells in inaccessible tissues of the human body

UAB receives $17 million grant to explore immune cells in inaccessible tissues of the human body

Microglia play vital role in regulating neuroinflammation, research shows

Microglia play vital role in regulating neuroinflammation, research shows

Scientists identify 104 high-risk genes for schizophrenia

Scientists identify 104 high-risk genes for schizophrenia

Advance in breakthrough cancer treatment eliminates serious side effects

Advance in breakthrough cancer treatment eliminates serious side effects

Brain areas linked to memory and emotion aid odor navigation in humans

Brain areas linked to memory and emotion aid odor navigation in humans

MIT scientists reverse some behavioral symptoms of rare neurodevelopmental disorder

MIT scientists reverse some behavioral symptoms of rare neurodevelopmental disorder

Researchers are developing brand-new method to cure brain tumors

Researchers are developing brand-new method to cure brain tumors

Novel AI voice tool can help diagnose PTSD

Novel AI voice tool can help diagnose PTSD