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Source: The Washington Post | Speaking of Science Blog
Date: 17 Dec 2014
Jan Scheuermann has been paralyzed from the neck down for years -- but thanks to a cutting-edge robotic arm, she can move and lift things with impressive dexterity.
Source: TIME
Date: 16 Dec 2014

Actively learning to play an instrument can help a child's academic achievement.

Source: Inside Science
Date: 15 Dec 2014

New transistor design emulates mind's plasticity.

Source: The Washington Post | Speaking of Science Blog
Date: 11 Dec 2014
Source: LiveScience
Date: 10 Dec 2014
One artist's work captures both the aesthetics and sophistication of this most enigmatic organ.
Source: The Washington Post
Date: 10 Dec 2014
Dragonflies are already known to be swift hunters, but new research shows that they aren't turning and diving in reaction to their prey's movements — they're predicting those movements before they occur.
Source: The Washington Post
Date: 9 Dec 2014
When glial cells were injected into lab mice, they multiplied and the mice responded more quickly to stimuli.
Source: Smithsonian
Date: 3 Dec 2014

Researchers implanted immature human brain cells in mouse pups, which then grew and replaced nearly half the mice's own cells.

Source: FOX News
Date: 3 Dec 2014

Activity in the brain’s self-control center may predict the chance of relapse after an attempt to quit smoking, according to new research.

Source: TIME
Date: 1 Dec 2014

New study looks at high school athletes.

Source: Nature
Date: 25 Nov 2014
Reprogrammed human and mouse cells offer way to identify new painkilling drugs.
Source: Discovery News
Date: 24 Nov 2014
Using marijuana daily for four years or longer may be related to certain changes in the brain, according to new research.
Source: The New York Times Well Blog
Date: 24 Nov 2014

Two recent studies suggest that physiological factors may underlie chronic fatigue syndrome.

Source: TIME
Date: 24 Nov 2014
The unknown cause of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) could be a brain abnormality, a new study suggests.
Source: BBC
Date: 24 Nov 2014
The brain has a weak spot for Alzheimer's disease and schizophrenia, according to UK scientists who have pinpointed the region using scans.
Source: National Geographic
Date: 22 Nov 2014
Creatures like crabs, butterflies, snakes, and octopuses sense the world in unusual ways.
Source: The Washington Post
Date: 18 Nov 2014
A group of researchers tracked the complicated history of long-forgotten neural pathway, revealing that the brain structure — which is vital to our ability to read — was lost to neurologists for a century because of bickering and confusion.
Source: LiveScience
Date: 18 Nov 2014

For Bryan Voltaggio, cooking is about creating a memorable experience. It starts even before a person tastes the food — with the sights, sounds and smells that build anticipation — and culminates with the experience of tasting flavors that call to mind a familiar setting.

Source: WIRED
Date: 18 Nov 2014
More than 1,000 UK schoolchildren voted a book about optical illusions as the winner of this year’s Royal Society Young People’s Book Prize for science.
Source: Scientific American
Date: 18 Nov 2014

A Body Worlds–inspired method promises to speed up biomedical research. 

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