Brain

01.28.16
Scientists better understand the roots of schizophrenia
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Scientists better understand the roots of schizophrenia

Gene variants and broken neural links may be to blame.

By J. Fingas,   01.28.16
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01.18.16
Brain monitoring chips dissolve when you're done with them
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Brain monitoring chips dissolve when you're done with them

You may get medical implants that melt away over time.

By J. Fingas,   01.18.16
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01.06.16
Lumosity settles claims it misled you over 'brain training'
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Lumosity settles claims it misled you over 'brain training'

Lumos Labs will pay the FTC $2 million for making unsupported claims that it could improve your mind.

By J. Fingas,   01.06.16
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12.31.15
Watch a worm's brain light up as it plots its next move
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Watch a worm's brain light up as it plots its next move

For the first time, you can see full brain function down to the neuron in a freely moving animal.

By S. Dent,   12.31.15
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11.26.15
ICYMI: Genetically-based cancer meds, taste's base and more
11.26.15

ICYMI: Genetically-based cancer meds, taste's base and more

All the science for cancer and flavor-detection you need

By K. Davis,   11.26.15
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11.11.15
ICYMI: Future motorcycle, brain membrane breakthrough & more
11.11.15

ICYMI: Future motorcycle, brain membrane breakthrough & more

The blood-brain barrier news doctors will be freaking out over

By K. Davis,   11.11.15
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11.06.15
I electroshocked my brain and I feel great!
11.06.15

I electroshocked my brain and I feel great!

Your experience may very. By, like, a lot.

By A. Tarantola,   11.06.15
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10.14.15
Lasers help prove parts of the brain 'sleep' while you're awake
10.14.15

Lasers help prove parts of the brain 'sleep' while you're awake

Using 'optogenetics,' an MIT team stimulated part of a mouse's brain, making it as drowsy as an MIT student.

By S. Dent,   10.14.15
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10.10.15
ICYMI: The Martian colony plan, simulated rat brain and more
10.10.15

ICYMI: The Martian colony plan, simulated rat brain and more

NASA reveals the detailed plan to get us to colonization on Mars in today's ICYMI.

By K. Davis,   10.10.15
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