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Blood Tests for Brain Diseases
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Definitive diagnosis for many neurodegenerative diseases – such as Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, or Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) – frequently comes far too late. The “true gold standard” for diagnosis of both Alzheimer’s and CTE is through direct postmortem examination of brain tissue. Now, both researchers and athletes are working to change that.

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The Wearable Brain Scanner: New MEG helmet
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Scientists and engineers have developed a wearable MEG brain scanner.

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Prominent Neuroscientist Prof. Tom Jessell Fired Following Investigation
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Prof. Thomas Jessell, 66, who holds an endowed Chair as the Claire Tow Professor of Motor Neuron Disorders at the Zuckerman Insitute of the University of Columbia, has had his employment terminated.

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Correlation Vs Causation Alert! -Anxiety Linked to Waist Size
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Despite the large percentage of postmenopausal women that report to suffer from anxiety in this study, it is important to remember that correlation does not necessarily mean causation in this case.

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Curing Blindness With Stem Cells – Here’s The Latest Science
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In 2010 scientists successfully guided stem cells into becoming retina cells in a laboratory. It is hoped that these cells could later be delivered into the diseased eye to replace or preserve damaged retina cells.

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Evidence for a Neural Law of Effect: How the brain pursues pleasure
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New study in mice shows how the brain learns to reproduce patterns of brain activity that lead to reward; provides insights for treating addiction and obsessive-compulsive disorder

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Molecular Physiome of Brain Regions Identified Using Top-Down Proteomics and MALDI Imaging Mass Spectrometry
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Team develops novel strategy combining MALDI-IMS and spatially-resolved top-down proteomics to investigate differences in protein expression at the cellular level, in brain tissue.

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Neuromodulation Through the Skull: Can tdc stimulators improve performance?
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Brain stimulation has been associated with improvements in cognitive and sports performance, but exactly how effective it is remains up for debate.

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Music And Drugs: Scientists explain the link
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Scientists explain the links between music and drugs, that have existed for centuries.

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Proton Channel Underlying Sour Taste Identified
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An evolutionarily conserved gene family encodes proton-selective ion channels underlying taste and gravity sensation

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