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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.
Bionic vision restoration: could future technologies restore sight?

Bionic vision restoration: could future technologies restore sight?

Chronic stress triggers fatal organ failure via new neural pathway

Chronic stress triggers fatal organ failure via new neural pathway

Walnuts reduce hunger by activating a certain brain region, say researchers

Walnuts reduce hunger by activating a certain brain region, say researchers

Voice-hearers can quickly detect disguised speech patterns in ambiguous sounds

Voice-hearers can quickly detect disguised speech patterns in ambiguous sounds

Nanomaterial wrap for improved tissue imaging

Nanomaterial wrap for improved tissue imaging

Binge TV viewing increasingly prevalent - poses a threat to sleep

Binge TV viewing increasingly prevalent - poses a threat to sleep

Adequate sleep and caffeine could help reduce postoperative pain

Adequate sleep and caffeine could help reduce postoperative pain

Study provides insight into development of red blood cells

Study provides insight into development of red blood cells

Combination treatment effectively vaccinates mice against cancer

Combination treatment effectively vaccinates mice against cancer

Scientists show how self-learning algorithm decodes human brain signals

Scientists show how self-learning algorithm decodes human brain signals

Research identifies new gene fusions and mutations linked to GIST tumors

Research identifies new gene fusions and mutations linked to GIST tumors

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust recognized among top ten for medical research

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust recognized among top ten for medical research

MR-guided focused ultrasound continues to gain momentum in treating essential tremor patients

MR-guided focused ultrasound continues to gain momentum in treating essential tremor patients

Researchers identify molecule that enables cell appendages to drive bodily fluid flow

Researchers identify molecule that enables cell appendages to drive bodily fluid flow

Researchers rebut theory that antidepressants do not exert any actual effect

Researchers rebut theory that antidepressants do not exert any actual effect

New biomarkers for early Lyme Disease identified

New biomarkers for early Lyme Disease identified

Girls have higher risk for sports-related injuries than boys

Girls have higher risk for sports-related injuries than boys

Researchers uncover brain mechanism that makes high risk people resilient to bipolar disorder

Researchers uncover brain mechanism that makes high risk people resilient to bipolar disorder

Scientists reveal differences between human and murine microglia used in degenerative disease research

Scientists reveal differences between human and murine microglia used in degenerative disease research

Drug blocked by regulators found to improve quality of life for MS patients

Drug blocked by regulators found to improve quality of life for MS patients