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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.
Study identifies vital factor involved in the evolution of the human brain

Study identifies vital factor involved in the evolution of the human brain

Hundreds of mutated tumor suppressor genes can help cancer cells evade the immune system

Hundreds of mutated tumor suppressor genes can help cancer cells evade the immune system

Study opens new avenues for therapies against Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease

Study opens new avenues for therapies against Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease

Study uses mouse models to identify the likely cause of Alzheimer's disease

Study uses mouse models to identify the likely cause of Alzheimer's disease

Researchers reveal why nerve cell’s protein production slows down in CMT patients

Researchers reveal why nerve cell’s protein production slows down in CMT patients

Researchers develop novel cell reprogramming strategy to slow down glioblastomas

Researchers develop novel cell reprogramming strategy to slow down glioblastomas

Scientists use stem cells to investigate the genetic risk for Alzheimer's disease

Scientists use stem cells to investigate the genetic risk for Alzheimer's disease

Researchers develop a new method for monitoring organic pollutants using plants

Researchers develop a new method for monitoring organic pollutants using plants

Bacteria-derived curli amyloid fibril promotes neurodegeneration in the host

Bacteria-derived curli amyloid fibril promotes neurodegeneration in the host

High fat diets lead to over-eating and obesity in rats by disturbing the body clock

High fat diets lead to over-eating and obesity in rats by disturbing the body clock

Researchers discover underlying metabolic changes that may be pivotal in severe COVID-19

Researchers discover underlying metabolic changes that may be pivotal in severe COVID-19

Imaging technique can help visualize ultrastructural changes to dendritic spines in nanoscale resolution

Imaging technique can help visualize ultrastructural changes to dendritic spines in nanoscale resolution

Gut bacteria may play a key role in neurological damage of premature infants

Gut bacteria may play a key role in neurological damage of premature infants

Miniature CRISPR-Cas system expands applicability and implications further

Miniature CRISPR-Cas system expands applicability and implications further

Researchers analyze the effects of using tetrahydrocannabinol during pregnancy

Researchers analyze the effects of using tetrahydrocannabinol during pregnancy

Researchers discover new pathway used by cells to remove cellular waste

Researchers discover new pathway used by cells to remove cellular waste

Family of naturally occurring proteins shows promise for treating ischemic stroke

Family of naturally occurring proteins shows promise for treating ischemic stroke

UMSOM study suggests a genetic basis behind instantaneous human compatibility

UMSOM study suggests a genetic basis behind instantaneous human compatibility

Brain cholesterol promotes toxic amyloid plaque formation in Alzheimer’s disease

Brain cholesterol promotes toxic amyloid plaque formation in Alzheimer’s disease

Study explores the link between antibiotics use, gut microbiota, and lifespan

Study explores the link between antibiotics use, gut microbiota, and lifespan