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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.
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

Gene Variant Staves Off Alzheimer's In Some People

Gene Variant Staves Off Alzheimer's In Some People

Deadliest Malaria Strain Protects Itself From The Immune System

Deadliest Malaria Strain Protects Itself From The Immune System

Computer Model Predicts How Drugs Affect Heart Rhythm

Computer Model Predicts How Drugs Affect Heart Rhythm

Whole Genome Sequencing Reveals Secrets Of Schizophrenia

Whole Genome Sequencing Reveals Secrets Of Schizophrenia

New optical imaging technology makes fluorescence microscopy more efficient

New optical imaging technology makes fluorescence microscopy more efficient

Why do artificial sweeteners fail to satisfy sugar cravings?

Why do artificial sweeteners fail to satisfy sugar cravings?

Novel high-speed microscope successfully records neural activities

Novel high-speed microscope successfully records neural activities

Molecular causes of brain asymmetry revealed

Molecular causes of brain asymmetry revealed

Clock protein moves in sync with temperature to coordinate rhythms in shoots, roots

Clock protein moves in sync with temperature to coordinate rhythms in shoots, roots