Neuroscience in the News

A New Zealand company plans to implant pig cells in the human brain in a clinical trial to treat Parkinson's disease and help improve movement and brain functions in patients.
  • 18 Apr 2012
  • Reuters
Study found it added weeks of survival for patients with glioblastoma.
  • 18 Apr 2012
  • U.S. News & World Report
Stroke patients improve on picture-naming task after stimulation treatment.
  • 18 Apr 2012
  • Science News
Patterns of brain activity reflect our character.
  • 18 Apr 2012
  • Scientific American
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
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
The activity in a region of the brain associated with reward can predict who will gain weight or have sex in the next six months, according to new research.
  • 18 Apr 2012
  • FOX News
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
Neuroscience breakthroughs could be harnessed by military and law enforcers, says Royal Society report.
  • 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

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