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Check out the most astounding neuroscience images of the year

The very best in brains.<p>To understand how the healthy brain works and what occurs in brain disease, neuroscientists use many microscopy techniques, ranging from whole-brain human MRIs to imaging within a single neuron (brain cell), creating stunning images in the process.<p>Here are a selection of the …


Scientists discover that eating fish makes you smarter, helps you sleep better

An apple a day might keep the doctor away, but one seafood meal per week could provide lifelong benefits including a higher IQ and better sleep. A …

University of Pennsylvania

Body's own built-in bathroom scales could regulate body fat

Researchers in Sweden believe they have discovered a previously unidentified body fat regulatory system. The mechanism senses excessive body weight …


The Haunting Effects Of Going Days Without Sleep

Decades ago, Randy Gardner stayed awake for 11 days. He broke a record in the process, but the teenage stunt has come back to haunt him. At 71, he offers wisdom about staying up past your bedtime.<p>Transcript<p>NOEL KING, HOST:<p>And this next story is about something we think about a lot at MORNING …

UC Berkeley

How 'enzyme cascades' break down sugar in your cells - Futurity

Chains of enzymes work together like an assembly line to make sugar in the food you eat into usable energy. Here's how it works.

Pacific Northwest