Poverty and the all-consuming fretting that comes with it require so much mental energy that the poor have little brain power left to devote to other areas of life, according to the findings of an international study.
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Scientists have grown the first mini human brains in a laboratory and say their success could lead to new levels of understanding about the way brains develop and what goes wrong in disorders like schizophrenia and autism.
Scientists said they have achieved the first human-to-human mind meld, with one researcher sending a brain signal via the Internet to control the hand motion of a colleague sitting across the Seattle campus of the University of Washington.
Scientists have finely sliced a human brain into 7,400 wafer-thin sheets and then reconstructed it to create the world's most detailed map of the brain in three dimensions.
The so-called "Big Brain" project, which to
The White House unveiled details on Tuesday of a new initiative to study the human brain with the goal of creating effective treatments for Alzheimer's disease and other disorders.
Called the Brain Research through Advancing I
He was once a respected paediatrician, loved by patients and their parents for over 30 years. Now Domenico Mattiello faces trial for paedophilia, accused of making sexual advances towards little girls in his care.
Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Centre scientists have completed a comprehensive map of genetic mutations occurring in the second-most common form of brain cancer, oligodendroglioma.
The findings, reported in the August 4 issue of Scien
A nap during the day enhances the brain’s capability to take in and process new information, said a report.
Volunteers who took a 90-minute nap during the day did better at cognitive tests than those who made to stay awake throughout the d