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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.
Researchers identify genes associated with autism spectrum disorder

Researchers identify genes associated with autism spectrum disorder

Researchers reveal the features of T cells for treating multiple sclerosis

Researchers reveal the features of T cells for treating multiple sclerosis

Ketogenic diets can prevent or reverse heart failure caused by metabolic process

Ketogenic diets can prevent or reverse heart failure caused by metabolic process

Study explains the nuances of mechanical signaling in cells

Study explains the nuances of mechanical signaling in cells

Study shows how genetic variability may shape mathematical performance in children

Study shows how genetic variability may shape mathematical performance in children

Study links gut hormone to Parkinson’s dementia

Study links gut hormone to Parkinson’s dementia

Researchers use digital endocasts technique to reconstruct surface morphology of canine brains

Researchers use digital endocasts technique to reconstruct surface morphology of canine brains

Metabolite of dietary soy may decrease key risk factor for dementia

Metabolite of dietary soy may decrease key risk factor for dementia

Simple skin test can accurately identify Parkinson's disease

Simple skin test can accurately identify Parkinson's disease

Researchers identify a valuable source for treating pediatric cancer

Researchers identify a valuable source for treating pediatric cancer

Scientists develop simple, effective fluorescent biosensors widely used in scientific and medical research

Scientists develop simple, effective fluorescent biosensors widely used in scientific and medical research

Researchers discover a gene responsible for urination

Researchers discover a gene responsible for urination

Visually responsive neurons in zebrafish are arranged in a map to efficiently catch prey

Visually responsive neurons in zebrafish are arranged in a map to efficiently catch prey

New mechanism of metastatic cancer cells discovered in substrates of different stiffness

New mechanism of metastatic cancer cells discovered in substrates of different stiffness

New laboratory test can capture and analyze the deadliest cells in brain cancer

New laboratory test can capture and analyze the deadliest cells in brain cancer

Childhood trauma leads to metabolic changes across generations

Childhood trauma leads to metabolic changes across generations

Study shows cocaine use in mice leads to formation of synapses

Study shows cocaine use in mice leads to formation of synapses

Scientists find sensor protein which enables normal functioning of bladder

Scientists find sensor protein which enables normal functioning of bladder

Researchers discover a new mechanism to regulate nerve impulses

Researchers discover a new mechanism to regulate nerve impulses

Gene variations that regulate dopamine levels may influence the mobility of elders

Gene variations that regulate dopamine levels may influence the mobility of elders