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Read the latest neuroscience news making headlines around the world.

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Source: The Telegraph
Date: 15 Oct 2014
Research published today suggests that widely believed myths about neuroscience are being used to justify classroom practice that has "no educational value".
Source: The Atlantic
Date: 15 Oct 2014
When a 70-year-old man walked the length of the United States in 1909, he sparked a conversation that ultimately changed medicine's ideas about the value of exercise in old age. Wayne Curtis.
Source: Chicago Tribune
Date: 15 Oct 2014
A machine that sends magnetic pulses into a patient's brain has become the new frontier of depression treatment.
Source: Inside Science
Date: 14 Oct 2014
Humans may have evolved a visual spider “template” to warn us of danger.
Source: New York Times
Date: 13 Oct 2014
A team of biologists has found that our skin is bristling with olfactory receptors.
Source: New York Times
Date: 12 Oct 2014
Neuroscientists grew diseased cells in a petri dish as a way to quickly and cheaply test treatments.
Source: FOX News
Date: 10 Oct 2014

Researchers found that following an induced stroke in mice, astrocytes— or support cells— start to form nerve cells in the injured part of the brain.

Source: TIME
Date: 10 Oct 2014
Scientists have identified a pathway in the brain that can direct our bodies to convert stubborn waistline-growing fat into a different fat that’s easier to burn off.
Source: National Public Radio
Date: 9 Oct 2014
Game designers get deep inside your brain to keep you playing.
Source: New York Times
Date: 8 Oct 2014
Two Americans and a German were honored for fine-tuning optical microscopy to view live molecular processes.
Source: The Guardian
Date: 8 Oct 2014
Pupils to start lessons at 10am in effort to see how neuroscience might improve school performance and exam results.
Source: NPR Shots Blog
Date: 8 Oct 2014
This year's Nobel Prize in chemistry went to a team that came up with a way to take a closer look at the secret lives of living cells. It could make biomedical research a lot easier.
Source: Daily Mail
Date: 7 Oct 2014
Scientists have created a new type of computer model to make artificial networks of nerve cells found in the hippocampus region of the brain.
Source: Nature
Date: 6 Oct 2014
Nobel prizewinners May-Britt Moser and Edvard Moser have spent a career together near the Arctic Circle exploring how our brains know where we are.
Source: National Geographic
Date: 6 Oct 2014
Brain cells that create our "inner GPS" among a list of others specialized for particular purposes.
Source: WIRED
Date: 6 Oct 2014
A University of Pennsylvania research team studies the way people navigate through space and orient to their surroundings.
Source: TODAY.com
Date: 3 Oct 2014
A new study, using fMRI imaging, scanned the brains of mothers who looked at images of their dogs and their own children. They found the same areas of the brain, including reward centers, were activated with both.
Source: weather.com
Date: 2 Oct 2014
There are reasons beyond just your energy level to prioritize getting those 40 winks.
Source: Scientific American
Date: 2 Oct 2014
Neuroimaging reveals how the brain’s reward and memory pathways prime inquiring minds for knowledge.
Source: Yahoo!
Date: 2 Oct 2014
Companies such as Google and General Electric, and members of the National Photonics Initiative, are partnering with the BRAIN Initiative by investing $30 million in funding, as well as providing equipment and expertise
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