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Chiang Mai

Chiang Mai, de op Bangkok na grootste stad van Thailand, is één van de populairste steden in Azië bij backpackers. De stad is gelegen in het noorden …

Sunset at Sukhothai historic park

Wat Chaiwatthanaram Ayutthaya Thailand

Ayutthaya

Khao Sok National Park, Thailand

Raft Houses at Khao Sok National Park

10 Best Islands in Thailand

The islands off the coast of Thailand in the Andaman Sea and the Gulf of Siam are some of the most popular places for tourists to Southeast Asia to …

Thailand: Where Should I Go?

Farangs

Top 20 Rooftop Bars in Bangkok 2018 - Bangkok Nightlife

1<p>Vertigo - Banyan Tree Bangkok Sathorn - 61st Floor<p>Add to Trip!<p>This alfresco bar-cum-restaurant is 61 floors above the bustling streets of Bangkok, …

Top things to do in Thailand

Top Choice Historic Building in Siam Square, Pratunam, Ploen Chit & Ratchathewi<p>This jungly compound is the former home of the eponymous American silk entrepreneur and art collector. Born in Delaware in 1906, Thompson briefly served in the Office of Strategic Services (the forerunner of the CIA…<p>Top …

Loneliness

Travel Basics: What to do in Bangkok

Bangkok won’t charm you…at least not right away.<p>It’s massive, intimidating, busy, hot, humid and really kind of ugly. Chances are you may get ripped …

'Jaw-dropping' breakthrough hailed as landmark in fight against hereditary diseases as Crispr technique heralds genetic revolution - Huntington's Disease News

<b>Click image above to enlarge graphic</b><p>The development has been hailed as a milestone in medical science because it promises to revolutionise the study …

New therapeutic target identified for Huntington's disease - Huntington's Disease News

A new study published 26th November in the open access journal <i>PLOS Biology</i>, identifies a new target in the search for therapeutic interventions for …

DNA shutdown proteins in Huntington's disease: More than meets the eye - Huntington's Disease News

DNA is the longest instruction manual on Earth. Because it’s so long, cells use special helper proteins called HDACs to shut down sections of the …

Scientists identify new Huntington disease pathway

An international group of researchers has identified a major new pathway thought to be involved in the development of Huntington disease. The …

Cancer Immunotherapy Named Science 'Breakthrough of the Year'

By Rachael Rettner, Senior Writer<p>Published: 12/19/2013 02:12 PM EST on LiveScience<p>A type of cancer treatment that directs the body's own immune system to fight cancer cells has been named as the "breakthrough of the year" by one of the world's top science journals.<p>The journal Science said today …

How A Simple New Invention Seals A Gunshot Wound In 15 Seconds

An Oregon startup has developed a pocket-size device that uses tiny sponges to stop bleeding fast.<p>When a soldier is shot on the battlefield, the emergency treatment can seem as brutal as the injury itself. A medic must pack gauze directly into the wound cavity, sometimes as deep as 5 inches into …

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the brain is a safe and painless procedure that uses a magnetic field and radio waves to produce…

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the brain is a safe and painless procedure that uses a magnetic field and radio waves to produce detailed images of the brain and the brain stem. An MRI differs from a CAT scan (also called a CT scan or a computed axial tomography scan) because it does not use radiation.<p>An MRI scanner consists of a large doughnut-shaped magnet that often has a tunnel in the center. Patients are placed on a table that slides into the tunnel. (Some centers have open MRI …

The Worst New Drug of 2014?

<i>Diana Zuckerman, PhD, president of the</i><i>National Research Center for Women & Families</i><p>It's only February, so it may seem early to be talking about one of the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA's) worst decisions of 2014. Yes, the year just started, but the FDA has already made a decision that could …

AGM 2007 Keynote Address: Roy Romanow (Part 1: On The Change Foundation)

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Depressed brains are less 'plastic'

Related Stories<p>Mole-rats varied life boosts the brain, Science Online, 08 Jun 2012<br>• Brain rapidly rewires to help us use tools, Science Online, 30 May …

Optogenetics

<b>Optogenetics</b> (from Greek <i>optikós</i>, meaning 'seen, visible') is a biological technique which involves the use of light to control cells in living …

Changing brains: why neuroscience is ending the Prozac era

The big money has moved from developing psychiatric drugs to manipulating our brain networks<p>The psychiatric drug age may have reached its peak. Although mind-altering medications are being prescribed in record numbers, signs of a radically new approach to understanding and treating mental illness …

Electric Brain Stimulation Helps Rats With Spinal Cord Injuries Walk

The discovery could hold promise for paralyzed patients.<p>Stimulating a set of neurons deep in the brain has allowed rats with severe spinal cord injuries to walk almost normally again, a group of Swiss researchers reports in <i>Science Translational Medicine</i> this week. The rats were not completely …

Learning music early builds up brain's reserves

Childhood music lessons could pay off in protecting the brain against dementia decades later, even in those who don't continue to play, researchers …

Humanity

Theory finds that individuals with Asperger’s Syndrome don’t lack empathy – in fact if anything they empathize too much

<b>“A ground-breaking theory suggests people with autism-spectrum disorders such as Asperger’s do not lack empathy – rather, they feel others’ emotions</b> …