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Source: TED
You may have heard the expression that dogs ‘see with their noses.’ But these creature’s nasal architecture reveals a whole world beyond what we can see.
Source: Science Friday
A blood test may help athletes gauge concussion recovery.
Source: Society for Neuroscience
Your sense of sight is powered by blood.
Source: Society for Neuroscience
What can squids, slugs and other sea critters teach us about the human brain?
Source: Society for Neuroscience
The brain has a remarkable ability to tell where you are and where you’re going.
Source: Knowing Neurons
For people with this psychiatric disorder, compulsions become severe enough to interfere in daily life.

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Source: Scientific American
Date: 10 May 2017

Senior mice treated with THC improved on learning and memory tests.

Source: New York Times
Date: 10 May 2017
Researchers have traced the cause of a baffling brain disorder to a surprising source: a particular type of bacteria living in the gut.
Source: The Guardian
Date: 9 May 2017

Brain scans of newborns are helping scientists better understand the origins and causes of certain disorders.

Source: Nature
Date: 9 May 2017
Dubbed Homo naledi, the species had a small, fist-sized brain similar to that of ancient hominin species that lived millions of years earlier.

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