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The human brain is the center of the human nervous system and is a highly complex organ. Enclosed in the cranium, it has the same general structure as the brains of other mammals, but is over three times as large as the brain of a typical mammal with an equivalent body size.
Gene therapy helps paralyzed mice to walk again

Gene therapy helps paralyzed mice to walk again

New type of stem cell with regenerative abilities could soon become a reality

New type of stem cell with regenerative abilities could soon become a reality

Advanced nanomaterial-based biosensing platform detects COVID-19 antibodies within seconds

Advanced nanomaterial-based biosensing platform detects COVID-19 antibodies within seconds

Scientists use stem cells to reverse memory and learning deficits in mice with craniosynostosis

Scientists use stem cells to reverse memory and learning deficits in mice with craniosynostosis

Study addresses mystery of how chromosomes are inherited during cell division

Study addresses mystery of how chromosomes are inherited during cell division

Neurons in the brainstem circuit control fine motor skills

Neurons in the brainstem circuit control fine motor skills

Abnormalities in cholesterol transport protein associated with schizophrenia

Abnormalities in cholesterol transport protein associated with schizophrenia

Twist‐and‐squeeze mechanism of transporter protein confers cancer drug resistance

Twist‐and‐squeeze mechanism of transporter protein confers cancer drug resistance

TUM researcher develops self-learning algorithms to help analyze bioscientific image data

TUM researcher develops self-learning algorithms to help analyze bioscientific image data

KAIST researchers identify mechanism underlying plasticity in adult brains

KAIST researchers identify mechanism underlying plasticity in adult brains

Study shows how the brain navigates places and tracks someone else in the same location

Study shows how the brain navigates places and tracks someone else in the same location

Anti-diarrhea drug could be used to induce cell death in glioblastoma cell lines

Anti-diarrhea drug could be used to induce cell death in glioblastoma cell lines

Machine intelligence can be used to improve brain-mapping technique

Machine intelligence can be used to improve brain-mapping technique

Innovative gene therapy approach for regeneration of functional new neurons

Innovative gene therapy approach for regeneration of functional new neurons

New model shows how the brain uses "gating" phenomenon to control information

New model shows how the brain uses "gating" phenomenon to control information

Scientists identify new target to deliver anti-cancer drugs to tumor cells

Scientists identify new target to deliver anti-cancer drugs to tumor cells

Study: Fungi have proteins that allow them to sense consumable things

Study: Fungi have proteins that allow them to sense consumable things

Water intake may effectively mitigate obesity and metabolic syndrome

Water intake may effectively mitigate obesity and metabolic syndrome

Researchers identify new therapeutic target to fight COVID-19 disease

Researchers identify new therapeutic target to fight COVID-19 disease

Study sheds new light on a genetic developmental disorder

Study sheds new light on a genetic developmental disorder