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Stem cells found in nerves of teeth

The soft, living part of the tooth—tooth pulp—is known to contain a small reserve of stem cells. These stem cells, scientists ...

Protein expression in aging brain linked to memory deficits

Even during healthy aging, we slowly lose our ability to learn and remember new things. Often, cognitive decline is associate with ...
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Inside the brain of Health Ranger Mike Adams

Click image to read GLP's Jon Entine's in-depth profile of the most dangerous anti-science critic online ...

Employing supercomputers in studying neurological conditions

Recent published research in the Journal of Clinical Investigationdemonstrates how changes in dopamine signaling and dopamine transporter function are linked to ...

Study claiming organic more nutritious captures why it’s harder to figure out risk

A study in the news last week perfectly captures why it’s getting harder and harder to figure out what’s risky ...

Genes reveal biological processes underlying schizophrenia

Scientists found more than 100 genes that make people more susceptible to schizophrenia- 83 of which have never been pinpointed ...
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Largest-ever genetic study of schizophrenia cements genetic links

By identifying more than 100 new distinct genetic regions associated with schizophrenia, an international team of hundreds of scientists may ...

Q&A illuminates the ‘golden age’ of memory science

When it comes to the study of memory, we might be living in something of a golden age. Researchers are ...

Q&A illuminates the ‘golden age’ of memory science

When it comes to the study of memory, we might be living in something of a golden age. Researchers are ...

Q&A illuminates the ‘golden age’ of memory science

When it comes to the study of memory, we might be living in something of a golden age. Researchers are ...

Q&A illuminates the ‘golden age’ of memory science

When it comes to the study of memory, we might be living in something of a golden age. Researchers are ...

Q&A illuminates the ‘golden age’ of memory science

When it comes to the study of memory, we might be living in something of a golden age. Researchers are ...
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Can neuroscience offer advice on business relationships?

Jan Hills, founder of leadership development consultancy Head Heart + Brain, sat down with IBTimes UK to talk about her ...
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Video: Genetic engineering allows MIT researchers to implant false memories

Can you install a false memory in the brain? Researchers at MIT’s Picower Institute for Learning and Memory have shown ...

Stem cell-based treatment for autism is not ready for large-scale trial, warn experts

A team at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, is set to launch a $40 million clinical trial to explore ...
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Video: Consciousness has an on-off switch?

While trying to treat a woman's epilepsy, doctors at George Washington University may have inadvertently found brain structures that house ...

One family, one kid with a one-of-a-kind disease

The couple had their first child, a son, on December 9, 2007, not long after Matt completed his Ph.D. in ...

Measuring change in adult brains

Popular neuroscience books have made much in recent years of the possibility that the adult brain is capable of restoring ...

Why is the myth we only use 10 percent of our brain so hard to bust?

By now, perhaps you’ve seen the trailer for the new sci-fi thriller Lucy. It starts with a flurry of stylized ...

Alzheimer’s proteins in eyes may be key to early detection

Efforts to detect Alzheimer's disease earlier and more cheaply are focusing on signs of the ailment in the eye and ...
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Cannabis Genome Project will discover medical mysteries of marijuana

Cannabis Genome Project plans to develop a fine-grained map of cannabis genes, involving two of the main strains of cannabis, ...

Brain recording lets scientists watch treatments in action, but could harm memory

The man in the hospital bed was playing video games on a laptop, absorbed and relaxed despite the bustle of ...

In the future, brain implants will cure paralysis and disease

nside the biomedical electronics lab at GE Global Research in Niskayuna, New York, Jeff Ashe, a principal engineer, holds up ...
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Patient with nasal tissue tumor illustrates unknowable side effects of stem cells

A patient at a Portuguese hospital had a nasal tissue tumor removed from the site of an eight-year-old stem cell ...

Smell receptors found all over the body; those in skin may help healing

There are more than 350 types of olfactory receptors in the nose, tuned to different scents. About 150 are also ...

European scientists boycott Brain Project attempt to fit brain onto computer

The world's largest project to unravel the mysteries of the human brain has been thrown into crisis with more than ...
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Are older dads genetically risky?

Dad's age at the time of conception increases risk of some genetically linked diseases including autism and schizophrenia. But older ...

Cells’ defense systems may play role in causing autism

What causes autism is a mystery. One theory is that a phenomenon called the cellular-danger response lies at the root ...