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Taste for fat has made us human

Taste for fat has made us human

Washington: A fatty diet provided human ancestors with the nutrition to develop bigger brains, long before they began hunting large mamma...Read More

Can computers ‘think’ like humans?

Can computers ‘think’ like humans?

Brain-inspired PCs may give a better understanding of neurological disorders 

This is your brain when buying music

This is your brain when buying music

Washington D.C : What happens in the brain when purchasing music? A team of researchers has investigated this question. As soon as social...Read More

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Recorded real-time dopamine release in Parkinson’s patients

New York : Scientists have reported first-ever measurements of a key neurotransmitter involved in learning with unprecedented precision i...Read More

Brains too can get fossilised

Brains too can get fossilised

Washington : Seven newly discovered fossils of a 520-million-year-old arthropod species provide the strongest yet evidence that brains to...Read More

Brains too can get fossilised: study

Brains too can get fossilised: study

Washington: Seven newly discovered fossils of a 520-million-year-old arthropod species provide the strongest yet evidence that brains too...Read More

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Musicians’ brains synchronise with rhythm

Washington : Musicians get more out of music because their brains are better able to synchronise with rhythm, a new study has found, repo...Read More

High-fructose diet hampers recovery from brain injury

High-fructose diet hampers recovery from brain injury

New York : A diet high in processed foods which are often sweetened with high-fructose corn syrup may impair the brains’ ability to heal ...Read More

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`Expectations` help little ones shape their developing brains

Washington  : In a new study, researchers have found that infants can shape their brains using their expectations about the world.

Simple test to spot Alzheimer’s risk

Simple test to spot Alzheimer’s risk

New York: An affordable non-invasive test that detects electrical activity in the brain may be used to spot people who are at the risk of...Read More

Baby boomers could help decode dementia

Baby boomers could help decode dementia

London : The brains of baby boomers — those born between the years 1946 and 1964 — could hold the key to unlocking the secrets of dementi...Read More

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How our brains ‘misremember’ shades of clours

Washington : A new study has suggested that we have trouble remembering specific shades because our brains tend to store what we’ve seen ...Read More

Unable to kick the butt?  Blame your brain for it

Unable to kick the butt? Blame your brain for it

New York : Brains of some smokers may be hardwired to succeed at quitting, a new study has found, reports PTI.

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Alzheimer’s amyloid clumps found in young adult brains

Washington: Scientists have for the first time found that an abnormal protein whose accumulation in the brain is a hallmark of Alzheimer’...Read More

Energy  hungry  brain slows  growth  in kids

Energy hungry brain slows growth in kids

New York : Know why your five-year-old kid demand chocolate or ice cream or any other sugary food all the time? To feed his/her “energy m...Read More

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Low levels of toxic proteins linked to brain diseases

London: Scientists studying thread-like chains of protein called amyloid fibres have found that low levels of these proteins may cause mo...Read More

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