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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 discover a molecular mechanism linked with cholesterol movement

Researchers discover a molecular mechanism linked with cholesterol movement

First molecular images of enzyme may help solve the mystery cause of hereditary neurodegenerative diseases

First molecular images of enzyme may help solve the mystery cause of hereditary neurodegenerative diseases

Exposure to phthalates may alter a hormone needed to sustain a healthy pregnancy

Exposure to phthalates may alter a hormone needed to sustain a healthy pregnancy

Increasing the expression of a gene slows Alzheimer’s progression in mice

Increasing the expression of a gene slows Alzheimer’s progression in mice

Scientists discover new Senp5S protein with crucial role in brain development

Scientists discover new Senp5S protein with crucial role in brain development

New 'disease-in-a-dish' system developed to study oculocutaneous albinism

New 'disease-in-a-dish' system developed to study oculocutaneous albinism

Neurons derived from human stem cells can predict the cardinal features of psychiatric illness

Neurons derived from human stem cells can predict the cardinal features of psychiatric illness

Research shows how bacteria silence potentially deadly genes

Research shows how bacteria silence potentially deadly genes

Research analyzes horizontal gene transfer between viruses and eukaryotes

Research analyzes horizontal gene transfer between viruses and eukaryotes

A folic acid-like drug changes a DNA process within brain tumors

A folic acid-like drug changes a DNA process within brain tumors

Risk of blood clots in the brain can be lowered with sustainable diet, finds study

Risk of blood clots in the brain can be lowered with sustainable diet, finds study

Olfactory receptor gene may drive breast cancer metastasis to the brain

Olfactory receptor gene may drive breast cancer metastasis to the brain

Discovery may lead to a better understanding of prion and other neurodegenerative diseases

Discovery may lead to a better understanding of prion and other neurodegenerative diseases

Experts carry out the first major genetic study into cortical folding patterns

Experts carry out the first major genetic study into cortical folding patterns

Novel tool provides an unprecedented view of brain cell activity

Novel tool provides an unprecedented view of brain cell activity

INTEGRA supports groundbreaking brain tumor research

INTEGRA supports groundbreaking brain tumor research

Neural circuit coordinates breathing with negative emotions, says study

Neural circuit coordinates breathing with negative emotions, says study

Boosting Confocal Microscopy Through Artificial Intelligence

Boosting Confocal Microscopy Through Artificial Intelligence

Multiple changes in brain cells during embryonic development may contribute to schizophrenia

Multiple changes in brain cells during embryonic development may contribute to schizophrenia

Gene mutation for Parkinson's disease drives mislocalization of iron in activated microglia

Gene mutation for Parkinson's disease drives mislocalization of iron in activated microglia