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Source: NPR Shots Blog
Date: 29 Sept 2014
If you have a problem with your heart or liver, the diagnosis is likely to be made by a lab test or medical image. But neurologist Allan Ropper says those tests often fail when it comes to the brain.
Source: Scientific American
Date: 29 Sept 2014

3-D visualizations combine EEG and MRI data to illustrate how brain signals propagate and could be used to study neural disorders.

Source: BBC
Date: 25 Sept 2014
A spice commonly found in curries may boost the brain's ability to heal itself, according to a report in the journal Stem Cell Research and Therapy.
Source: LiveScience
Date: 23 Sept 2014
In these cells, the signals skip the cell body altogether, instead traveling along an axon that projects directly from one of the dendrites.
Source: The Atlantic
Date: 23 Sept 2014
Gut bacteria play a role in mood and emotion. Are probiotics the key to a better antidepressant?
Source: NPR Shots Blog
Date: 22 Sept 2014
Angela Stimpson donated a kidney to a complete stranger. Why did she do it? Researchers found that the brains of Stimpson and other altruists are sensitive to fear and distress in a stranger's face.
Source: FOX News
Date: 22 Sept 2014
Brain scans show that people with the pain disorder fibromyalgia react differently to what others would consider non-painful sights and sounds, new research suggests.
Source: The Seattle Times
Date: 21 Sept 2014
Scientists at the University of Washington are figuring out what happens as children learn — and how to assist those who struggle.
Source: NBC News
Date: 17 Sept 2014
New research suggests violent movies might enhance aggression only in those already prone to it.
Source: NPR Shots Blog
Date: 16 Sept 2014
Academic institutions graduate an overabundance of biomedical Ph.D.s — and this imbalance is only getting worse, as research funding from the National Institutes of Health continues to wither.
Source: The Washington Post
Date: 16 Sept 2014
Scientists at the University of Michigan discovered that youth with ADHD lag behind their peers when measuring how their brains form connections.
Source: New York Times
Date: 15 Sept 2014
A fish knocks down insects with a jet of water that it delivers with varying speeds and with control no other creature is known to have.
Source: Inside Science
Date: 12 Sept 2014
Interactive toy to inspire the next generation of scientists.
Source: BBC
Date: 11 Sept 2014
Google has bought a biotech company that has developed a spoon designed to make life easier for people with diseases such as Parkinson's.
Source: NPR Ed Blog
Date: 10 Sept 2014
Researchers found that playing music also helped kids' brains process language.
Source: Inside Science
Date: 9 Sept 2014

Researchers in Pittsburgh, using a brain-computer interface, have shown why learning something similar to what you already know--a repertoire of previous knowledge--makes learning new things easier.

Source: NPR Shots Blog
Date: 9 Sept 2014
These days, the scramble for money to conduct research has become stultifying.
Source: Neurophilosophy Blog | The Guardian
Date: 8 Sept 2014
New research shows that nerve endings in the fingertips perform neural computations that were thought to occur in the brain.
Source: Vox
Date: 7 Sept 2014
This is likely the closest that people have ever gotten to telepathy — although, admittedly, it's still not very close.
Source: The Guardian
Date: 5 Sept 2014

Scientific studies suggest that differences in the prefrontal cortex could account for the impulsive actions of young people.

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