Brain


Sleep Deprivation may Cause Brain to Eat Itself, Study Finds

Sleep Deprivation may Cause Brain to Eat Itself, Study Finds

'Clean-up' cells become more active in the brain after lack of sleep...

May 27 2017, 4:10am CDT

Daily Dose of Cannabis Reverses Aging in the Brain

Daily Dose of Cannabis Reverses Aging in the Brain

Cannabis supposedly has a rejuvenating effect on the brain, as scientists got to know after experiments on lab mice....

May 9 2017, 7:47am CDT

New Robotic Drill Performs Brain Surgery 50 Times Faster

New Robotic Drill Performs Brain Surgery 50 Times Faster

The automated robotic drill could reduce a surgical procedure from two hours to two and a half minute...

May 1 2017, 2:39pm CDT

Young Human Blood can Rejuvenate Aging Brain

Young Blood Transfusions can Rejuvenate Aging Brain

New study finds that babies' umbilical cord blood boosts memory and learning in older mice...

Apr 22 2017, 3:51am CDT

A Sci-Fi Electric Cap can Help Fight Deadly Brain Tumor

A Sci-Fi Electric Cap can Help Fight Deadly Brain Tumors

A cap-like device that generates electric field appears to extend the life of patients with deadly brain tumor. While chem...

Apr 3 2017, 2:35pm CDT

Star-Shaped Brain Cells Prove to be Surprisingly Important Players in Our Body Clock

Star-Shaped Brain Cells Prove to be Surprisingly Important Players in Our Body Clock

Scientists have found that the brain cells thought to have no function whatsoever may serve as synchrononic meters....

Mar 27 2017, 12:54pm CDT

Brain Research: Latest Discoveries And News

Brain Research: Latest Discoveries And News

The human brain is more complex and has far more capacity than a billion dollar computer. So far the research done on the brain...

Mar 23 2017, 12:49pm CDT

Brain Cells Involved in Pavlovian Response Identified

Brain Cells Involved in Pavlovian Response Identified

It so happens to be the case that certain brain cells implicated in several diseases also play a part in Pavlov’s conditioned r...

Mar 23 2017, 12:40pm CDT

Scientists Find Brain Circuit That Drives Pleasure

Scientists Find Brain Circuit That Drives Pleasure

Researchers seem to have identified the “feel good” center of the human brain....

Mar 23 2017, 6:24am CDT

Brain of Blind Person Rewires Itself to Enhance Other Four senses

Brain of Blind Person Rewires Itself to Enhance Other Four senses

The brains of blind people apparently rewire to allow the other four senses and memory to become dominant in their lives....

Mar 23 2017, 5:34am CDT

Satnav Switches off Your Brain

Satnav Switches off Your Brain

Apparently, satnav may lead the brain of its user to go into idleness mode....

Mar 22 2017, 8:20am CDT

Brain Research: New Discoveries and Experiments

The Latest Discoveries in Brain Research

The human brain is more complex and has far more capacity than a billion dollar computer. So far the research done on the brain...

Mar 21 2017, 1:30pm CDT

Deadly Funnel Web Spider Venom Could Protect Brain From Stroke Damage

Deadly Funnel Web Spider Venom Could Protect Brain From Stroke Damage

Apparently, venom from a certain spider could end brain damage from strokes....

Mar 21 2017, 1:09pm CDT

Sleep Apnea Prevents Brain Development in Children

Sleep Apnea Prevents Brain Development in Children

Apparently, kids with sleep apnea may face brain health issues....

Mar 20 2017, 7:16am CDT

Brain Research: New Discoveries and Experiments

Brain Research: New Breakthroughs and Recent Advancements

The human brain is more complex and has far more capacity than a billion dollar computer. So far the research done on the brain...

Mar 17 2017, 7:55am CDT

Ancient Memory Techniques Change Patterns in Brain Activity

Ancient Memory Techniques Change Patterns in Brain Activity

It seems that an age-old mnemonics technique may lead to permanent alterations in the brain....

Mar 17 2017, 7:40am CDT

Gene Found That Accelerates Brain Aging by 12 Years

Gene Found That Accelerates Brain Aging by 12 Years

Scientists have discovered the gene that is responsible for senescence in human beings. This groundbreaking research could open...

Mar 16 2017, 10:14am CDT

Teenager Wins Regeneron Science Competition 2017 with Research on Treating Brain Injuries and Diseases

Teenager Wins Regeneron Science Competition 2017 with Research on Treating Brain Injuries and Diseases

Indian-American teenager, Indrani Das, won the top, $250,000 prize in the prestigious Regeneron Science Talent Search competit...

Mar 16 2017, 4:14am CDT

Brain Repair Breakthrough Could Revolutionize the Treatment of Debilitating Neurological Disorders

Brain Repair Breakthrough Could Revolutionize the Treatment of Debilitating Neurological Disorders

Scientists have discovered new facts in the battle against Multiple Sclerosis....

Mar 15 2017, 2:46pm CDT

Brain Research: New Discoveries and Experiments

Brain Research: New Discoveries and Experiments

The human brain is more complex and has far more capacity than a billion dollar computer. So far the research done on the brain...

Mar 14 2017, 12:58pm CDT

Electric Shocks to the Brain can Boost Working Memory

Electric Shocks to the Brain can Boost Working Memory

Apparently, electric brain stimulation can increase your memory bank....

Mar 14 2017, 12:53pm CDT

Brain Scans Can Detect Criminals

Brain Scans Can Detect Criminals

Apparently, brain scans can allow the early detection of potential criminals. This research has a special place in the annals o...

Mar 14 2017, 10:30am CDT

Brain Activity can Continue After Death

Brain Activity can Continue After Death

There's new evidence that the brain may still work after we die....

Mar 13 2017, 11:30am CDT

Brain Activity Continues Even After Death

Life After Death? Brain Activity Continues After Death

It seems that the human brain may continue functioning 10 minutes after death....

Mar 13 2017, 9:49am CDT

Blueberry Juice Improves Brain Function in Older People

Blueberry Juice Improves Brain Function in Older People

Apparently, consuming concentrated blueberry juice helps sharpen brain function in the senescent, according to new research....

Mar 13 2017, 9:31am CDT

Human Brain is Ten Times Quicker Than Previously Thought

Human Brain is Ten Times Quicker Than Previously Thought

Researchers have found the human brain to be tenfold times quicker than it was thought to be in erstwhile times....

Mar 10 2017, 12:49pm CST

This New Robot can Self-Correct its Mistake by Reading Human Brain

This New Robot can Self-Correct its Mistake by Reading Human Brain

A new robot, developed by a team from MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) and Boston Univers...

Mar 6 2017, 10:33am CST

New Wearable Brain-Imaging Device Successfully Measures Human Brain Synchronization During Conversation

New Wearable Brain-Imaging Device Measures Human Brain Synchronization During Conversation

New device will detect our brains’ alignment during real life conversation...

Feb 27 2017, 9:23am CST

Infant Brain Scans can Detect Autism Long Before Symptoms Appear

Infant Brain Scans can Detect Autism Long Before Symptoms Appear

The risk of autism in children has been found via brain transformations in the infantile stage....

Feb 16 2017, 7:12am CST

5 Things to Start Now to Reduce Alzheimer's Risk

5 Things to Start Now to Reduce Alzheimer's Risk

As we get older, our brains start to become less sharp, making it difficult to pick up on new things or remember key events. Fo...

Feb 13 2017, 11:27am CST

Horror Movie Scenes Help Map Brain Areas Involved in Fear Processing

Horror Movie Scenes Help Map Brain Areas Involved in Fear Processing

New study identifies a key neural pathway in humans that explains how the brain processes feelings of fear and anxiety...

Feb 9 2017, 3:30pm CST

Sleeping Shrinks Your Brain

Sleeping Shrinks Your Brain

Sleeping reduces the brain’s size which surprisingly is not a bad thing at all. In fact, it may just be good for health....

Feb 7 2017, 10:04am CST

You Hate Noises of Eating and Chewing due to Overdriven Brain

You Hate Noises of Eating and Chewing due to Overdriven Brain

It is called misophonia and it is the syndrome where certain noises seem to get on your nerves....

Feb 6 2017, 7:02am CST

Sleep Deprivation Stops Brain From Forming New Memories

Sleep Deprivation Stops Brain From Forming New Memories

Scientists have discovered that sleep allows us to forget things and refresh our memories....

Feb 3 2017, 10:12am CST

Researchers Reach Critical Milestone for Treating Brain Cancer

Researchers Reach Critical Milestone for Treating Brain Cancer

New discovery can reduce brain cancer in humans as a new revolutionary approach for treating glioblastoma works with human cell...

Feb 2 2017, 6:08am CST

How to Activate Your Brain to Learn New Things?

How to Activate Your Brain to Learn New Things?

How to enhance your brain to learn new things?...

Feb 1 2017, 5:36am CST

Brain Hormone Discovered That Triggers Fat Burning

Brain Hormone Discovered That Triggers Fat Burning

Apparently, researchers from TSRI have discovered a hormone that is present in the human brain and that might help melt fat sto...

Jan 30 2017, 11:05am CST

The Shape of Your Brain Says a Lot About Your Personality

The Shape of Your Brain Says a Lot About Your Personality

New study investigates the link between brain structure and five major personality traits...

Jan 29 2017, 1:05pm CST

We Now Know How Our Brains Learn Basic Instincts

We Now Know How Our Brains Learn Basic Instincts

A new study from Princeton University shows us how our brain reacts to situations to make split second decisions that keep us a...

Jan 25 2017, 7:15am CST

Brain Stimulation used like a Scalpel can improve Memory

Brain Stimulation used like a Scalpel can improve Memory

Non-invasive brain stimulations can work like a scalpel to improve the precise memory of a human and can also be used as a tre...

Jan 22 2017, 7:12pm CST