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The Brain and Neuro

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39 items · Last updated Wednesday 26th October 2016
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Physics of brain wrinkles copied in a jar - BBC News

Scientists recreate the furrows of a human brain using a simple two-layered gel model, showing that the brain's folds have physical origins.  
bbc.com
about 5 years ago
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NIMH » Gene May Bias Amygdala Response to Frightful Faces

The amygdala, the brain structure known as the hub of fear, responds differently to pictures of scary faces, depending on which version of a gene one has inherited, report National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) scientists.  
nimh.nih.gov
about 5 years ago
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Scientists pinpoint exact area of the brain where Alzheimer's begins

University of Southern California experts found a critical but vulnerable region in the brain, the locus coeruleus (pictured in blue), is subject to damage decades before symptoms appear.  
dailymail.co.uk
about 5 years ago