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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 causative factors for neurodegenerative diseases

Study identifies causative factors for neurodegenerative diseases

Father's Toxoplasma infection may be transmitted to subsequent generations

Father's Toxoplasma infection may be transmitted to subsequent generations

New Type Of Immune Cell Discovered In Breast Ducts

New Type Of Immune Cell Discovered In Breast Ducts

New Staining Technique Visualizes Whole Organs And Bodies

New Staining Technique Visualizes Whole Organs And Bodies

Brain insulin sensitivity associated with body weight and fat distribution

Brain insulin sensitivity associated with body weight and fat distribution

Study shows why cold sugary foods have reduced sweetness

Study shows why cold sugary foods have reduced sweetness

Scientists elucidate precise shape of a key player in human metabolism

Scientists elucidate precise shape of a key player in human metabolism

Combination therapy encourages innate immune cells to eat GBM tumors

Combination therapy encourages innate immune cells to eat GBM tumors

Antibodies Could Provide New Treatment For OCD

Antibodies Could Provide New Treatment For OCD

Specialized Nerve Cells Increase The Appetite For High-Fat Foods

Specialized Nerve Cells Increase The Appetite For High-Fat Foods

Which Foods Do You Eat Together? How You Combine Them May Raise Dementia Risk

Which Foods Do You Eat Together? How You Combine Them May Raise Dementia Risk

Researchers use CRISPR/Cas9 to search for Alzheimer's-related genes

Researchers use CRISPR/Cas9 to search for Alzheimer's-related genes

Biophysicists uncover new features of molecular elevator

Biophysicists uncover new features of molecular elevator

A ‘virtual embryo’ for unprecedented single-cell studies

A ‘virtual embryo’ for unprecedented single-cell studies

Researchers use genome-wide CRISPR technology to identify leukemia's weakness

Researchers use genome-wide CRISPR technology to identify leukemia's weakness

Study pinpoints a key brain region for controlling binge drinking

Study pinpoints a key brain region for controlling binge drinking

Autoimmunity Plays A Role In Parkinson's Disease

Autoimmunity Plays A Role In Parkinson's Disease

Study Reveals Bile Metabolite Of Gut Microbes Boosts Immune Cells

Study Reveals Bile Metabolite Of Gut Microbes Boosts Immune Cells

Rare structural genetic variants could play a role in schizophrenia

Rare structural genetic variants could play a role in schizophrenia

Synapses of the human nervous system

Synapses of the human nervous system