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“Brain”

Sep 16, 2014 11:00 AM ET // George Dvorsky, io9.com
A novel approach to analyzing genetic influences has allowed researchers to identify distinct gene clusters that contribute to eight different classes of schizophrenia.
Sep 16, 2014 12:23 PM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
Brain scans of a man who has been in a vegetative state for 16 years match brain scans of healthy viewers. Continue reading →
Sep 9, 2014 05:56 AM ET
The experiment looks at first blush like a bit of a kluge, but scientists have nonetheless achieved brain-to-brain communication of a rudimentary sort, over the Internet.
Sep 2, 2014 01:15 PM ET
Ever wonder why everything smells fine in your house until you go away for awhile and then come back wondering, "Why does it stink in here?" You can thank your brain for that, Tara explains.
Aug 25, 2014 05:21 AM ET
The cat's pretty much out of the bag, in this day and age, that prolonged exposure to loud sounds can wreak havoc with our ability to hear, but what's going on in our heads to make it happen? New research thinks it's nailed down the problem.
Aug 22, 2014 11:23 AM ET
Have we already done this video? Hmmm. Nope! Deja Vu -- that feeling of already having experienced something -- can be a bit spooky. Just as unnerving is that no one knows for sure why we experience it.
Aug 21, 2014 12:01 PM ET // Amanda Onion
Autism is linked to a protein that inhibits the brain's ability to trim its synapses as it develops. Continue reading →
Aug 21, 2014 07:21 AM ET
You're in the shower, rinsing, repeating, and then - BAM! - inspiration strikes. You come up with the cure for cancer. OK, maybe not that much inspiration strikes, but you DO feel sharper of mind. SourceFed's William Haynes drops by to explain why.
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