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Date: 29 Oct 2014

Using new imaging methods, Stanford researchers found distinct differences between the brains of patients with chronic fatigue syndrome and those of healthy people.

Source: Discovery News
Date: 27 Oct 2014
Famed for its excellent vision and pouncing skills, has long been an enigma to neurobiologists.
Source: National Public Radio
Date: 26 Oct 2014

Patients with certain kinds of brain damage can wind up with locked-in syndrome. A recently published case study shows that a non-invasive brain-computer interface can help.

Source: The Washington Post
Date: 26 Oct 2014
Flavanols, found in cocoa and tea, reverse cognitive decline in a key area of the brain, study shows.
Source: NPR Ed Blog
Date: 24 Oct 2014

What, exactly, is curiosity and how does it work? A study suggests that the brain's chemistry changes when we become curious, helping us better learn and retain information.

Source: New York Times
Date: 23 Oct 2014
“Brain training” games have become big business, but the research is still unclear about whether they improve your brain over all.
Source: New Scientist
Date: 22 Oct 2014

The breakthrough will allow drugs to reach diseased areas of the brain that are otherwise out of bounds.

Source: TIME
Date: 21 Oct 2014
Difficulty regulating serotonin may explain why some people suffer from season affective disorder (SAD), according to new research.
Source: Medical Xpress
Date: 21 Oct 2014
Developing invisible implantable medical sensor arrays, a team of engineers has overcome a major technological hurdle in researchers' efforts to understand the brain.
Source: NPR Shots Blog
Date: 20 Oct 2014

An intervention program draws on research suggesting that schizophrenia unfolds much more slowly than might be obvious, even to families.

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.
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