Neuroscience in the News

New brain studies have shed light on Chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE, but little is still known about when or how CTE begins.
  • 18 Apr 2012
  • CNN
Researchers have identified two genes that affect brain size and may be linked not only to IQ, but also to our risk of developing brain disorders like Alzheimer’s disease.
  • 18 Apr 2012
  • TIME
Just about everything we do modifies connections between brain cells—learning and memory are dependent on this flexibility.
  • 18 Apr 2012
  • Scientific American
Neuroscience breakthroughs could be harnessed by military and law enforcers, says Royal Society report.
  • 13 Apr 2012
  • The Guardian
The research paves the way for brain implants that would translate the thoughts of people who have lost power of speech.
  • 13 Apr 2012
  • The Guardian
Preliminary study suggests risk of depression is five times as high among women who have children later in life.
  • 13 Apr 2012
  • The Guardian
It turns out your brain is organized even if you're not.
  • 30 Mar 2012
All relationships change the brain — but most important are the intimate bonds that foster or fail us, altering the delicate circuits that shape memories, emotions and that ultimate souvenir, the self.
  • 29 Mar 2012
Brain cancer rates are nearly twice as high in countries where people tend to be invaded by a parasite that burrows into their muscle, brain or eyes, a new study says.
  • 26 Mar 2012
Tumours including breast, ovarian and brain cancers can be shrunk and in some cases even cured with a single antibody, scientist have found.
  • 26 Mar 2012
According to studies published last week in The Lancet, taking a daily dose of aspirin can reduce the risk of cancer.
  • 26 Mar 2012
Resetting the human biological clock -- circadian rhythm -- is a lot harder than resetting a wristwatch or clocks, a U.S. researchers said.
  • 23 Mar 2012

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