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Smelling salts can revive someone who fainted, and some athletes have been spotted taking a whiff during games. How does this centuries-old treatment work?
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Everyone experiences cramps. But we know less about their causes than you might expect.
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And other neuroscience news for the week of June 22, 2020.
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When the body’s temperature begins to rise, the brain’s health is on the line.
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His catastrophic brain injury hinted at the role of the frontal lobe in behavior and personality.
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And other neuroscience news for the week of June 8, 2020.
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The Italian physician and neuroscientist devised a revolutionary technique to stain neurons.
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Sherrington’s research settled a contentious debate about the structure of the nervous system.
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Beautiful music doesn’t cause goosebumps — dangerous music does. At least, that’s what your brain thinks.
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And other neuroscience news for the week of June 1, 2020.
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CRISPR Cas9, or CRISPR for short, is a new technology that one day may let scientists rewrite your body’s blueprints.
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And other neuroscience news for the week of May 25, 2020.
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