brain science

Scientists design first ever brain atlas


September 20th, 2012 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 20 (IANS) Scientists have designed a comprehensive and interactive brain atlas, accessible on the internet to advance neurological research.The Allen Institute for Brain Science, Seattle, US, created the ... Read more...

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Computerised brain map to revolutionise medical treatment


April 17th, 2011 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 17 (IANS) The world's first computerised brain map is expected to make breakthroughs possible in a range of medical conditions after its unveiling.Researchers said the map could ... Read more...

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World’s first comprehensive human brain atlas released


April 13th, 2011 - 7:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 13 (ANI): The Allen Institute for Brain Science has launched the world's first anatomically and genomically comprehensive human brain map.The invention, a previously unthinkable feat, was made possible through leading-edge ... Read more...

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Why problem drinking during adolescence is never ‘just a phase’


February 16th, 2011 - 3:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 16 (ANI): A new study of Rutgers Alcohol Problem Index (RAPI) has found that problem drinking during adolescence is never just a phase.Researchers used adolescent RAPI scores to examine diagnoses ... Read more...

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Activity of gene in the brain depends on genetic background


October 20th, 2010 - 4:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 20 (ANI): A new study has revealed that same genes have different activity patterns in the brain in individuals with different genetic backgrounds.These findings from researchers at the Allen ... Read more...

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Menstrual pain may cause abnormal changes in brain structure


August 11th, 2010 - 3:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 11 (ANI): Scientists have reported that menstrual cramps, or Primary dysmenorrhea (PDM) may cause abnormal changes in the brain structure.These changes occur irrespective of whether PDM patients actually experience pain ... Read more...

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Exercise, caloric restriction may delay debilitating effects of aging


August 3rd, 2010 - 5:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 03 (ANI): A new research at the Harvard University has found out a mechanism through which caloric restriction and exercise may delay some of the debilitating effects of aging by ... Read more...

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Brain scan - the marketing tool of future?


March 5th, 2010 - 4:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 5 (ANI): A new research suggests that brain scans could be used as marketing tools in the future.According to the analysis, done by Dan Ariely, the James B. Duke professor ... Read more...

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New discovery can improve stroke recovery


January 8th, 2010 - 4:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 8 (ANI): Scientists from Harvard University have made a novel discovery that may help in improving physical recovery in stroke patients.They showed that a key feature of how limb motion ... Read more...

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CNN presents hour-long special documentary, Addiction - Life on the Edge


April 9th, 2009 - 7:03 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Airdates: Indian Standard Time Sunday April 19 at 0730hrs and 2330hrs IST Dr. Sanjay Gupta follows the lives of four addicts who have been through rehab as they try to maintain their tenuous hold ... Read more...

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Why women love make-up


January 21st, 2009 - 3:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 21 (ANI): Ever wondered why women love make-up? Well, the answer lies in their brain, say Japanese scientists, who found that women anticipate a rush of anticipation and optimism ... Read more...

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Brain scans may help people in coma-like state be heard again


June 19th, 2008 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 19 (ANI): A British researcher claims that he has devised a way to communicate with people who, though cant move their limbs, are consciously aware.While making a presentation at ... Read more...

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New tech helps physically impaired enter virtual worlds


June 17th, 2008 - 7:40 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 16 (IANS) Relying on fleeting brain waves, a futuristic technology enables people with severe muscle disorder to operate computers and enter a 3-D virtual world to chat or stroll. The ... Read more...

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Hitchcock used brain science to hook his viewers


June 7th, 2008 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 7 (ANI): Ever wondered why Alfred Hitchcocks suspense thrillers are so successful in keeping its viewers on the edge of their seats? Well, theyre good is one point for ... Read more...

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$55mln human brain map project may revolutionise neuroscience


March 14th, 2008 - 5:48 pm ICT by admin
London, March 14 (ANI): The Allen Institute for Brain Science in Seattle, Washington, has launched a 55-million-dollar project to create a three-dimensional map depicting the activity of about 20,000 genes across ... Read more...

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Harvard scientists create colourful ‘brainbow’ images of the nervous system


November 14th, 2007 - 8:14 am ICT by admin
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