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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.
Women may be at a greater risk of experiencing chronic pain than men

Women may be at a greater risk of experiencing chronic pain than men

Study finds an amyloid link between melanoma and Parkinson’s disease

Study finds an amyloid link between melanoma and Parkinson’s disease

Dopamine-releasing brain cells shed light on Parkinson’s disease

Dopamine-releasing brain cells shed light on Parkinson’s disease

3D-printed system enables the growth of self-organizing brain tissue

3D-printed system enables the growth of self-organizing brain tissue

Researchers identify overlapping genetic locations that shape face and the brain

Researchers identify overlapping genetic locations that shape face and the brain

New blueprint of brain connectivity provides detailed understanding of the basal ganglia

New blueprint of brain connectivity provides detailed understanding of the basal ganglia

Unique mini-microscope enables imaging of brain activity in freely moving mice

Unique mini-microscope enables imaging of brain activity in freely moving mice

New automated process uses ultrashort peptides to print hydrogel scaffolds

New automated process uses ultrashort peptides to print hydrogel scaffolds

Two central metrics of signal detection theory correlate with changes in cognitive fatigue

Two central metrics of signal detection theory correlate with changes in cognitive fatigue

Discovering a new genetic mutation in Schizophrenia

Discovering a new genetic mutation in Schizophrenia

Innovative computational model of cells could help better understand neurodevelopmental disorders

Innovative computational model of cells could help better understand neurodevelopmental disorders

Retinoic acid induces synaptic plasticity in the human brain

Retinoic acid induces synaptic plasticity in the human brain

AI-based software for automatic tracking of cells in microscope videos

AI-based software for automatic tracking of cells in microscope videos

Experimental antibody therapies for neurodegenerative diseases may lead to brain inflammation

Experimental antibody therapies for neurodegenerative diseases may lead to brain inflammation

Plants use signaling molecule to regulate their water balance

Plants use signaling molecule to regulate their water balance

Study reveals molecular mechanisms involved in eliminating unwanted cells in the body

Study reveals molecular mechanisms involved in eliminating unwanted cells in the body

Study reveals molecular mechanisms involved in the maintenance of naïve embryonic stem cells

Study reveals molecular mechanisms involved in the maintenance of naïve embryonic stem cells

New genetic evidence points to novel therapies for “silent” stroke

New genetic evidence points to novel therapies for “silent” stroke

New function of BMI1 gene can protect against Alzheimer’s disease

New function of BMI1 gene can protect against Alzheimer’s disease

Nutritional supplement may reduce the risk of strokes caused by a rare genetic disorder

Nutritional supplement may reduce the risk of strokes caused by a rare genetic disorder