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April 27, 2014
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Zusammenspiel von Gehirnrhythmen koordiniert die Kommunikation der Nervenzellen

Tübinger Neurowissenschaftler untersuchen, wie Bewegungen gesteuert werden Obwohl wir uns dessen nur selten bewusst sind, beruhen schon einfachste Bewegungen unseres Körpers wie das Heben einer Hand auf der komplexen Kommunikation zahlreicher verteilter Hirnregionen. Neuere Befunde legen nahe, dass die rhythmische … Continue reading

November 11, 2012
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Berkeley Lab Scientists Help Develop Promising Therapy for Huntington’s Disease

Initial results in mice could lead to new way to fight neurodegenerative diseases There’s new hope in the fight against Huntington’s disease. A group of researchers that includes scientists from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley … Continue reading

August 26, 2012
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More Sophisticated Wiring, Not Just a Bigger Brain, Helped Humans Evolve Beyond Chimps

Human and chimp brains look anatomically similar because both evolved from the same ancestor millions of years ago. But where does the chimp brain end and the human brain begin? A new UCLA study pinpoints uniquely human patterns of gene … Continue reading

September 22, 2011
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To Ditch Dessert, Feed the Brain

If the brain goes hungry, Twinkies look a lot better, a study led by researchers at Yale University and the University of Southern California has found. Brain imaging scans show that when glucose levels drop, an area of the brain … Continue reading