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Sleep strengthens brain connections: mice allowed to snooze show signs of solidified learning. Jul 12, 2014 491
Stress hormone kicks brain cells into gear. Jul 12, 2014 183
Rats feel regret, experiment finds: rodents may lament missed opportunities for food. Jul 12, 2014 743
Feeling less pain may lengthen life: metabolism improves in mice that lack a sensory protein. Jun 28, 2014 370
Brain's support cells adjust hunger: astrocytes have role in controlling appetite in mice. Jun 28, 2014 432
Transplant approach for Parkinson's disease gets boost. Brief article Jun 28, 2014 161
A new view of a nerve cell's dispatch center. Brief article Jun 28, 2014 296
High times: legalization trend forces consideration of pot's dangers. Jun 14, 2014 2981
Young blood proven good for old brain: plasma component restores some of youth's vibrancy. May 31, 2014 877
Students retain information better with pens than laptops. Brief article May 31, 2014 151
Light helps move paralyzed legs: blue flash activates neurons in damaged mouse muscles. May 17, 2014 597
Brain's growth, networks unveiled in new maps. Brief article May 17, 2014 167
Poor slumber is bad for young fruit flies' brains: if same holds true in humans, children's sleep deprivation could alter adult behavior. May 17, 2014 534
Neurons linked to specific behaviors: new view of larval fly brain reveals functions of particular cells. May 3, 2014 731
Brain areas solve moral dilemmas: regions balance competing interests in ethical judgments. May 3, 2014 523
Dietary supplement eases Huntington's symptoms in mice. Brief article May 3, 2014 168
Better aging through brain chemistry: serotonin and dopamine accompany worms' life span extension. Apr 19, 2014 500
Pianists learn better by playing. Brief article Apr 19, 2014 149
Decision-making brain region tells blue from green: vision and language areas not crucial for color distinction. Apr 5, 2014 514
Music doesn't move some people. Brief article Apr 5, 2014 147
Dog brain areas respond to voices: MRIs hint at how pups understand human communication. Mar 22, 2014 557
Rise in stress hormone linked to less risky financial decisions. Brief article Mar 22, 2014 178
Bizarre vision may save brainpower: mantis shrimp perceive color in a way unlike any other animal. Mar 8, 2014 352
Common diuretic could alleviate autism symptoms: drug that lowers chloride levels in brain cells staves off abnormal behavior in rodents. Mar 8, 2014 772
Prosthesis provides sense of touch. Brief article Mar 8, 2014 145
Thinking hard weighs heavy on a person's brain: balance measures tiny changes in force due to blood flow during mental tasks. Feb 22, 2014 687
Brain shot: neuroscientists scramble to take on ambitious presidential challenge. Feb 22, 2014 4080
Lend an ear to science. Brief article Feb 22, 2014 211
Ways of seeing the brain inspire notions of how it works. Feb 22, 2014 631
Bad memories fade with a short jolt: research illustrates vulnerability of brain's information storage. Feb 8, 2014 502
Hormone hinders effects of pot: rodent study could lead to cannabis addiction treatments. Feb 8, 2014 443
Injured rats achieve movement with implant: chip skirts impaired brain region to connect neurons. Jan 25, 2014 465
Fear can be inherited. Brief article Jan 11, 2014 145
8 Language learning starts before birth: babies seem familiar with vowels, words heard while in womb. Dec 28, 2013 547
16 Obama unveils brain initiative: project to seek secrets of thinking, learning. Brief article Dec 28, 2013 273
Pregnant mom's stress alters baby: microbial shifts in mother mice affected pups' brains. Dec 14, 2013 508
Giant brain-training dataset attracts scientists. Dec 14, 2013 2715
Implants dupe brain into feeling touch: experiments in monkeys could lead to sensitive prosthetics. Nov 16, 2013 427
Brain stimulation restores movement in paralyzed rats: implanted electrodes might one day help humans with spinal cord injuries walk again. Nov 16, 2013 303
NFL players' brains take a hit. Brief article Nov 16, 2013 187
On-off switch for eating discovered: deactivated brain cells made hungry mice stop feeding. Nov 2, 2013 473
Sweet-smelling molecules repel pests: the compounds drive mosquitoes away as well as DEET does. Nov 2, 2013 449
Centipede venom fights pain. Brief article Nov 2, 2013 157
Scented naps can dissipate fears: people unlearned scary odor if they smelled it in their sleep. Oct 19, 2013 378
Suspended state induced in rats: injected compound causes hibernation-like slowdown. Oct 5, 2013 456
Speech learning starts in womb: brains of newborns react to words heard before birth. Oct 5, 2013 371
Game sharpens elderly brains. Brief article Oct 5, 2013 135
Say what? Brief article Sep 21, 2013 103
Tiny human almost-brains made in lab: stem cells arrange themselves into patchwork of neural tissue. Sep 21, 2013 892
Does it dream? Brief article Sep 21, 2013 129
Caffeine shakes up growing brain: mice exposed before birth show memory deficits. Sep 21, 2013 420
Blood marker may predict suicide: activity of gene could help doctors assess risk. Sep 21, 2013 332
Early life influences race perception: time in homogeneous orphanage changed response to faces. Sep 21, 2013 372
Personal space has a boundary. Brief article Sep 21, 2013 155
Tigers mingle in forest corridors. Brief article Sep 7, 2013 173
Sleeplessness weakens resolve. Brief article Aug 24, 2013 133
Nothing to fear but suffocation: loophole found in fearlessness of people with rare disorder. Mar 23, 2013 362
Double duty for immune cells: in rats, a developmental role for microglia in the brain. Mar 23, 2013 365
Surprise makes recall wobbly: painful memories weakened in therapy with drug. Mar 23, 2013 362
Smoking damages mouse brains. Brief article Mar 23, 2013 120
Brain stimulation aids autistic boy: implanted electrodes could treat some severe cases. Feb 23, 2013 476
Trauma revealed in living brains. Brief article Feb 23, 2013 217
Hearing loss tied to mental decline: compensating for impairment may divert brainpower. Feb 23, 2013 360
Professional athletes have superior perception. Brief article Feb 23, 2013 127
No new meds: with drug firms in retreat, the pipeline for new psychiatric medications dries up. Feb 23, 2013 2844
Sleep may suffer on Mars mission: crew of 520-day simulated trip dozed more but poorly. Feb 9, 2013 414
Drug restores lost hearing. Brief article Feb 9, 2013 151
Hints of potential ills in infant brains: features characteristic of adult-onset diseases seen at birth. Feb 9, 2013 374
Brain region linked to selfishness. Brief article Feb 9, 2013 119
Brain tweak can alter behavior: depressive symptoms turned on and off in mice with light. Jan 26, 2013 474
Drug clears Alzheimer's-like clumps: but failed human trials of similar approach fuel skepticism. Brief article Jan 26, 2013 260
Protein takes destructive path: Parkinson's-linked clumps wind through brain, kill cells. Jan 12, 2013 380
Model brain mimics human quirks: computer simulation turns decisions into plans for action. Jan 12, 2013 363
Your social brain: nerve cells notice mistakes and learn from others' desires. Dec 29, 2012 413
Prions may cause Alzheimer's: similarity found with destructive protein behind mad cow. Dec 29, 2012 459
You really can learn while you sleep: brain stays busy during lights-out. Dec 29, 2012 341
How Bizarre: a most distinguished brain. Brief article Dec 15, 2012 120
Early stress has lingering effects: girls showed changes in brain regions involved in emotions. Dec 15, 2012 375
Brain works fast in speed dating: two regions quickly gauge appeal of potential partners. Dec 15, 2012 383
Fly guy. Dec 15, 2012 349
Anesthesia hits sleep neurons: results might lead to improved knockout drugs. Dec 1, 2012 448
An enlightened idea. Brief article Dec 1, 2012 153
Back story: power shortage. Brief article Nov 17, 2012 135
Teens keep cool to win a reward: young people's brains take time for thoughtful choices. Nov 17, 2012 365
Drug puts painful memories to bed: experiment in sleeping mice may suggest PTSD treatment. Nov 17, 2012 350
Stem cell implants for Parkinson's show promise in monkeys. Brief article Nov 17, 2012 115
Male DNA found in female brains: fetal cells may be able to slip through blood-brain barrier. Brief article Nov 3, 2012 307
Suicidal threads: early abuse weaves its way into the brain, with potentially tragic consequences. Nov 3, 2012 2882
Car-crazy kid wins science competition: thirty Broadcom MASTERS finalists visit nation's capital. Oct 20, 2012 642
White matter withers with neglect: mouse experiments illuminate plight of Romanian orphans. Brief article Oct 20, 2012 287
Gamblers go all-in on Ritalin: risk taking may rise when using stimulant for focus. Oct 20, 2012 372
Brain can learn while you snooze: sleeping mind associates certain sounds with smells. Oct 6, 2012 395
Military combat marks the brain: regions involved in memory, attention changed in soldiers. Oct 6, 2012 366
Alzheimer's protein could help MS: amyloid-beta may thwart attack on central nervous system. Sep 22, 2012 407
Brain's sewer system revealed. Brief article Sep 22, 2012 149
The Ravenous Brain. Brief article Sep 22, 2012 287
Brain takes note when others err: some neurons light up only upon seeing a peer's mistake. Sep 8, 2012 444
Ecstasy causes memory loss: new drug users do worse than nonusers on recall test. Sep 8, 2012 471
Some brains may be primed for pain: addiction-like process may extend hurt long after injury heals. Aug 11, 2012 360
Memories clutter brain in amnesia: information overload may clog up access to relevant data. Aug 11, 2012 524

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