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Genetic Model for Bipolar Treatment Full article at http://goo.gl/RRiID9. A...

<b>Genetic Model for Bipolar Treatment</b><p><i>A genetic mouse model that recreates the effects of lithium treatment could help improve therapies for bipolar</i> …

Your Fat Is Why You’re Not As Bright As You Could Be

In a recent study, conducted by researchers at Georgia Regents University, the blood of obese mice had especially high levels of a chemical called …

Sci-Fi Device Lets Men And Women Swap Bodies

Using virtual reality and neuroscience, this machine lets you see, hear, and even feel what it’s like in another person’s body.<p>Editor’s Note<p>2/17/14<p>Happy Presidents’ Day! To celebrate, we’re revisiting some of our most popular stories of the year. Enjoy.<p>Talk about going on a gender bender.<p>A new …

From Treasure To Trash: Man Tosses Out Bitcoin Wallet On Hard Drive Worth $9 Million

Years ago, when renovating with friends, I took off my rings so that they wouldn’t get damaged. In the flurry of clean-up, the rings got tossed into the trash. Despite going through bag after bag of garbage, we couldn’t find them. I was not happy.<p>That has to be nothing compared to what James …

The Real Reason Why Sleep Deprivation Can Destroy You

Apple Likes To Say Its Products Have The Best Displays; It Can Stop

While Apple likes to make a point that specs don’t make a product, it has been at the forefront of bringing better and better screens to customers in recent years, raising the bar for the entire industry in the process. The most important step came in 2010, when Apple introduced the iPhone 4 and …

Why Creativity Thrives In The Dark

Imaginative minds have long appreciated the power of dim lighting. New research confirms that when the lights switch off, something in the brain switches on.<p>Editor’s Note<p>01/01/14<p>Happy New Year! We’re saying good-bye to 2013 by revisiting some of our favorite stories of the year. Enjoy.<p>Great artists …

Here's Where Teens Are Going Instead Of Facebook

Earlier this month Facebook’s chief financial officer, David Ebersman confirmed a worrying, but long-suspected trend for the world’s biggest social network: teenagers, perhaps the most important demographic for a modern-day communication tool, were becoming less active on the site.<p>“We did see a …

Mind Wandering: A New Personal Intelligence Perspective

Once accused of being absent-minded, the founder of American Psychology, William James, quipped that he was really just present-minded to his own …

Wisdom from a MacArthur Genius: Psychologist Angela Duckworth on Why Grit, Not IQ, Predicts Success

Creative history brims with embodied examples of why the secret of genius is doggedness rather than “god”-given talent, from the case of young Mozart’s upbringing to E. B. White’s wisdom on writing to Chuck Close’s assertion about art to Tchaikovsky’s conviction about composition to Neil Gaiman’s …

What's Creepy, Crawly And A Champion Of Neuroscience?

Soon you'll be able to direct the path of a cockroach with a smartphone and the swipe of your finger.<p>Greg Gage and his colleagues at Backyard Brains have developed a device called the RoboRoach that lets you control the path of an insect.<p>It may make you squirm, but Gage says the device could …

Scientists grow miniature human brain in a lab

'Cerebral organoids' model development of the mind in human embryo<p>Scientists have long been taunted by the human brain. After all, the very organ that gives us knowledge remains largely unmastered — something President Obama has set to rectify, in part, with an ambitious effort to map the brain. An …

Scientists surprised by 'sophistication' of 520-million-year-old extinct marine animal's brain

The find, published this week in the scientific journal Nature, would be remarkable just as a simple superlative. But what makes the report all the …

Human Brain Project: Henry Markram plans to spend €1bn building a perfect model of the human brain

Henry Markram tells how his son's autism fired his ambition to unlock the secrets of consciousness by using 'big data' to trace the electronic signals that zing between neurons<p>In a spartan office looking across Lake Geneva to the French Alps, Henry Markram is searching for a suitably big metaphor …

Alzheimer's breakthrough hailed as 'turning point'

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/health/1017000/1017804_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534430433_48d4659c94062547194ba9136ab79455<p><b>The discovery of the first chemical to prevent the death of brain tissue in a neurodegenerative disease has been hailed as the "turning point" in the</b> …

An incredible new polymer that heals itself to 97% efficiency

The Spanish scientists who developed it are calling it the 'Terminator' Polymer — and for good reason. Like the T-1000 blown to bits, it can …

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Bionic limbs will one day sense the grass under prosthetic feet

It sounds like something straight out of science fiction: artificial limbs that not only move, flex, and feel like their flesh counterparts, but also respond directly to one's thoughts and even translate sensory feedback -- the feeling of grass beneath one's feet or the sensation of a limb floating …

Sticks and Stones: Brain Releases Natural Painkillers During…

<b>Sticks and Stones: Brain Releases Natural Painkillers During Social Rejection</b><p><i>Researchers find the opioid system responds to social rejection, not just physical pain.</i><p>The findings show that the brain’s natural painkiller system responds to social rejection – not just physical injury.<p>What’s more, people who score high on a personality trait called resilience – the ability to adjust to environmental change – had the highest amount of natural painkiller activation.<p>The research is in <i>Molecular</i> …

Why A Peanut Butter Test For Alzheimer's Might Be Too Simple

Alzheimer's disease can be tough to diagnose, especially early on. Doctors can order brain scans and assay spinal fluids. But existing tests are imperfect and some can be invasive.<p>So you might understand the appeal of an alternative that researchers at the University of Florida in Gainesville …

Nobel prize for simulating lightning-fast chemical reactions

The 2013 Nobel prize in chemistry has been awarded to a trio of scientists who developed a way for researchers to simulate chemical reactions in computers.<p>Martin Karplus of Harvard University, Michael Levitt of Stanford University and Arieh Warshel of the University of Southern California will …

Sending Multiple Sclerosis Up in Smoke

<b>TAU researchers find chemicals in marijuana could help treat MS.</b><p>Multiple sclerosis is an inflammatory disease in which the immune system attacks the …

Neuroscience v rocket science: which is biggest and best?

If someone wants to emphasise the simplicity of a task or process, a common tactic is to compare it to either brain surgery or rocket science. So, it appears that being a brain surgeon or a rocket scientist is considered equal in terms of complexity and achievement.<p>Is this fair? What are the odds …

Well Connected Hemispheres of Einstein's Brain May Have Sparked Brilliance

<b>The left and right hemispheres of Albert Einstein’s brain were unusually well connected to each other and may have contributed to his brilliance,</b> …

How Neurons Get Wired

<b>Two different versions of the same signaling protein tell a nerve cell which end is which, UA researchers have discovered. The findings could help</b> …

Turning back the clock on regeneration in neurons

Why Bigger Animal, Zebrafish was ALSO not used? Larvae of Axolotl too??<p>Maybe they will get to that. I would assume that when you are on a first name …

Scientists pinpoint brain's area for numeral recognition

Scientists at the Stanford University School of Medicine have determined the precise anatomical coordinates of a brain "hot spot," measuring only …

Scientists can see which cells communicate with each other in the brain, by flipping a neural light switch

<b>So how do light switches play into all of this?</b><p>"What we did first was to give these nerve arms a harmless viral infection," Moser says. "We designed …