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How Much Protein Powder Would Kill You?

Today we're explaining exactly what happens to your brain and body if you only ate Whey Protein Powder.
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Cerebral Organoid Growing on Laminin

This video was captured using a microscope that enables live imaging of 3D culture inside the incubator and shows a cerebral organoid growing on laminin over a week.
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Tinnitus, Blood Flow and the Brain

Researchers at the University of Illinois use MRI imaging to explore the link between tinnitus, hearing loss, and blood flow in the brain.
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Simple Plex for Neurofilament Research and Other Neuroscience Biomarkers With Yoav Noam

In this Teach Me in 10, Yoav Noam, manager and scientist at Simple Plex Development at Bio-Techne teaches us how to experience highly sensitive and reproducible NF-L measurements with the Simple Plex NF-L assay on Ella.
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A New Class of Drug That Could Prevent Depression and PTSD

Current treatments for depression and PTSD only suppress symptoms, if they work at all. What if we could prevent these diseases from developing altogether? Neuroscientist and TED Fellow Rebecca Brachman shares the story of her team's accidental discovery of a new class of drug that, for the first time ever, could prevent the negative effects of stress -- and boost a person's ability to recover and grow. Learn how these resilience-enhancing drugs could change the way we treat mental illness.
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Fly Through the Nervous System of a 7-Day Chicken Embryo

This video, an honorable mention at the 2021 Nikon Small World in Motion Competition, shows the nervous system of a 7-day old chicken embryo, imaged using light sheet microscopy.

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How Do You Choose Between Two Things?

Choosing between two things can be simple, or it could wrap our brains up in the what-ifs and lists of pros and cons. So how do we eventually come to the decision of choosing one of those two things?
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Teach Me in 10 – Brain Organoids With Dr. Christopher Esk

This installment of Teach Me in 10 features Dr Christopher Esk, a postdoctoral fellow at the Institute of Molecular Biotechnology in Vienna, Austria. In this episode Esk talks about the systematic analysis of human brain tissue development using cerebral organoids.
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Old Pill, New Trick

One team of researchers may has found a promising lead in the fight to cure or prevent Alzheimer's. And another team is helping us understand how Hydras regrow their heads.
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Do You Need a Brain to Sleep?

You might think you need a brain to be able to sleep, but organisms with super simple neural networks can still "sleep" sort of like we do. So, if these organisms can sleep too, then what is sleep anyway?
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