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Study offers new clues for treating brain cancer in children

18 hours ago   |   STAT

Brain tumors are among the most common - and the most deadly - cancers among children. A new paper, published today in the journal Cell , explores the intricacies of how...
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A ‘bad case of déjà vu': New Jersey hospitals brace for Covid-19 surge, but hope this time will be different

1 day ago   |   STAT

The first round of treating Covid-19 patients in New Jersey was brutal. Victorine Long Njaka, a nurse at Trinitas Regional Medical Center in Elizabeth, can't shake the memory...
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STAT+: New research underscores the link between multiple sclerosis and the gut microbiome

5 days ago   |   STAT

Researchers have uncovered more evidence that there is a link between a person's gut microbiome, their immune system, and multiple sclerosis, per a paper published Friday in...
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Neuroscientists splice human genes into MONKEY BRAINS to improve IQ in odd experiment

Neuroscientists splice human genes into MONKEY BRAINS to improve IQ in odd experiment

5 days ago   |   Daily Express

MONKEY BRAINS have been made more human-like after specific genes from our species were spliced into them, a team of neuroscientists has announced.
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Your eyes can reveal your decisions before you've even made them

6 days ago   |   New Scientist

Deciding whether to complete a task that requires physical effort can trigger a change in your pupil size and brain activity, and these signals can reveal your ultimate choice
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The science of when: Why perceived time and real time can fall out of sync

7 days ago   |   The Independent

The pandemic has brought home how slippery our sense of time passing is - and new research suggests the extent to which the brain's creation of temporal signals is adaptable in...
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Research

7 days ago   |   Harvard

Our mission is to design and engineer new medicines to benefit brain cancer patients. Our team is developing innovative technologies to model human brain tumor tissues and...
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AI that can diagnose tinnitus from brain scans may improve treatment

7 days ago   |   New Scientist

Tinnitus is usually diagnosed by a hearing test, by self-reporting or based on a subjective questionnaire, but now an AI can make a more objective assessment from brain scans
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'Sir Geoff Hurst is selfless for leaving brain to science'

'Sir Geoff Hurst is selfless for leaving brain to science'

8 days ago   |   The Mirror

England World Cup hero Sir Geoff Hurst is leaving his brain to science after two of his 1966 team mates - Jack Charlton and Nobby Stiles - died this year with dementia
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Universe is like a massive human brain new study finds

Universe is like a massive human brain new study finds

8 days ago   |   Daily Express

THE UNIVERSE is eerily similar to a human brain, scientists have revealed.
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What is the science behind the Christmas Covid break - and will the let-up...

What is the science behind the Christmas Covid break - and will the let-up cost lives?

Description Some experts fear that allowing households to mix over festive season risks ‘pouring fuel on the coronavirus fire' Credits Getty Images Alt Text Christmas Some... Read more ...

Adam Voshall, PhD

Adam Voshall, PhD

Postdoctoral FellowAdam joined the lab in September, 2020 as a postdoctoral fellow. He received a PhD in Bioinformatics from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 2015... Read more ...

Eclipse 2020: When is the next lunar eclipse in the UK?

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Yellowstone volcano: Magnitude 3.1 earthquake hits supervolcano - 'Probably...

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Wars could arise between companies, countries and agencies for Moon...

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Fireball news: Meteor booms over US in stunning video

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Archaeology: Hunt is underway for remains of murdered nuns - 'Victims of...

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Archaeology news: Has Jesus Christ's childhood home been discovered?

Archaeology news: Has Jesus Christ's childhood home been discovered?

THE HOME where Jesus Christ spent his childhood years has supposedly been found by archaeologists, who claim to have strong evidence that it was the former dwelling of the Messiah. Read more ...