laser

From Baldness To Brain Surgery: A Future With Lasers

By | Fri, 08/29/2014 - 16:54

One by one, in clinical settings, lasers are knocking down the need for knives, testing strips, and hair transplants.

military

Researchers Suggest Marching In Unison May Make Men More Prone To Aggression

By | Fri, 08/29/2014 - 16:12

Researchers from UCLA conducted a social experiment to see how men felt when marching in unison, and turns out they feel pretty much invincible.

Man gets 3D printed titanium mesh implant

Man With Half Skull Gets 3D-Printed Titanium Mesh Implant [VIDEO]

By | Fri, 08/29/2014 - 14:58

A Chinese man with half a skull has received a 3D-printed titanium mesh implant to learn how to speak and write again after a tragic fall 10 months ago.

imagination

Scientists Discover How To Watch Imagination In Real-Time

By | Fri, 08/29/2014 - 14:30

Memory and imagination both rely on the hippocampus. However, each mental process elicits its own pattern of neural function within that brain region.

Stem cell cultivation

Scientists Learn How To 'Expand' Blood Stem Cells

By | Fri, 08/29/2014 - 14:00

The new discovery by CU scientists could be a major breakthrough in developing regenerative therapies for cancer, diabetes, sickle cell anemia, and lupus.

brain

Electricity To The Brain Can Improve Memory, But Don’t Expect This Treatment To Be Available Just Yet

By | Fri, 08/29/2014 - 11:55

A study suggests transcranial magnetic stimulation may one day lead to effective treatment of a variety of memory-loss related conditions.

anger face

How Our Faces Evolved To Express Anger

By | Fri, 08/29/2014 - 11:05

Each separate component of the universal "anger face" suggests greater physical strength, which in turn increases an angry person’s bargaining power.

Face scan

Doing 'Facetime' Can Now Help To Predict Your Heart Health

By | Fri, 08/29/2014 - 10:34

A new technology called videoplethymography can be used to detect atrial fibrillation by simply taking face scans.

bloodvessels

This Is What Cocaine Does To Your Blood Vessels [PHOTOS]

By | Fri, 08/29/2014 - 09:56

A new imaging technique gives scientists unprecedented access to observing blood vessels in the brain.

jaundice

This Smartphone App Can Detect Jaundice In Newborn Babies

By | Thu, 08/28/2014 - 16:57

For parents who want to check for jaundice in their newborn at home, a new smartphone app can be of assistance by identifying blood bilirubin levels.

Facebook Personality Types Can Be Seen In Your Newsfeed

How To Tell An Introvert From An Extrovert On Facebook

By | Thu, 08/28/2014 - 15:31

Facebook practices can tell us a lot about people's personalities even when they're not posting pictures or opinions on their page.

depression

Depressed People’s Brains Are Hyperconnected

By | Wed, 08/27/2014 - 15:03

Previously depressed young adults have hyperconnected emotional and cognitive brain networks, especially in the regions related to rumination.

neurons

Why Learning New Things Is So Difficult, And Ways To Make The Process Easier

By | Wed, 08/27/2014 - 14:11

Researchers have found why the brain finds it difficult to learn new tasks and believe the results from their study may help develop more effective rehabilitation programs for a variety of individuals, ranging from stroke patients to amputees.

Memories in brain

Scientists Figure Out How To Manipulate Emotions Linked To Memory

By | Wed, 08/27/2014 - 13:00

Scientists found great flexibility in brain circuits during memory formation for emotional events, which explains why recalling emotional experiences, even years later, can bring back the same intense feelings.

gene expression

Humans, Flies, And Worms Share Similar Patterns Of Gene Expression

By | Wed, 08/27/2014 - 13:00

A massive Yale-led analysis of genomic data has found that evolution used remarkably similar molecular toolkits to shape humans, flies, and worms.

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