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# brain - Monday 13 May, 2013

Scientists find your brain spots grammar mistakes – even when you’re not aware
# Thanks Brain
# Thanks Brain

Scientists find your brain spots grammar mistakes – even when you’re not aware

May 13th 2013, 9:45 PM 11,498 Views 17 Comments

Useful.

# brain - Wednesday 8 May, 2013

The Evening Fix... now with added awkward text messages
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix... now with added awkward text messages

May 8th 2013, 8:01 PM 18,313 Views 2 Comments

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

# brain - Monday 6 May, 2013

‘Human brain cells in mice’ technique could help tackle Parkinson’s
# Brain Surgery
# Brain Surgery

‘Human brain cells in mice’ technique could help tackle Parkinson’s

May 6th 2013, 7:02 PM 6,782 Views 25 Comments

Scientists at the University of California say they can now grow key human brain cells by implanting them in lab mice.

# brain - Saturday 4 May, 2013

'Budding psychopaths' can be identified 'by how they react to people in pain'
# Brains
# Brains

'Budding psychopaths' can be identified 'by how they react to people in pain'

May 4th 2013, 7:30 AM 12,857 Views 41 Comments

A study has found that children who don’t react the same as other people when they see photos of people in pain may be at risk of developing psychopathy as adults.

# brain - Saturday 16 March, 2013

This is what happens in your brain when you fancy someone
# Sexy Thoughts
# Sexy Thoughts

This is what happens in your brain when you fancy someone

Mar 16th 2013, 6:00 PM 21,855 Views 22 Comments

You can blame your medial prefrontal cortex. It’s so romantic.

# brain - Monday 26 November, 2012

Smoking 'rots' brain - study
# Smoking
# Smoking

Smoking 'rots' brain - study

Nov 26th 2012, 10:50 AM 7,550 Views 24 Comments

Scientists have warned that smoking can damage the mind as well as the body.

# brain - Thursday 22 November, 2012

Global traumatic brain injury rates could be six times higher than thought - study
# Brain Injury
# Brain Injury

Global traumatic brain injury rates could be six times higher than thought - study

Nov 22nd 2012, 7:15 AM 5,069 Views 0 Comments

A New Zealand study has shown that mild brain injury could be more prevalent than previously believed.

# brain - Friday 17 August, 2012

Brazilian worker survives bar through skull
# Thick Skull
# Thick Skull

Brazilian worker survives bar through skull

Aug 17th 2012, 9:30 PM 10,801 Views 41 Comments

The bar was removed from the construction worker’s skull during a five hour surgery.

# brain - Tuesday 7 August, 2012

Companies cease development of Alzheimer's drug after failure in late-stage trials
# Alzheimer's Disease
# Alzheimer's Disease

Companies cease development of Alzheimer's drug after failure in late-stage trials

Aug 7th 2012, 4:13 PM 5,729 Views 14 Comments

Pfizer Inc and Johnson & Johnson said the drug did not work better than placebo in two late-stage clinical trials.

# brain - Sunday 29 July, 2012

New gene could potentially prevent epileptic seizures
# Epilepsy
# Epilepsy

New gene could potentially prevent epileptic seizures

Jul 29th 2012, 12:23 PM 3,681 Views 4 Comments

Irish researchers have discovered a new gene that could offer new hope to epilepsy sufferers.

# brain - Wednesday 20 June, 2012

Florida teen recovering after being shot through head with spear
# Spear
# Spear

Florida teen recovering after being shot through head with spear

Jun 20th 2012, 8:24 AM 4,521 Views 7 Comments

The spear was removed after three hours of surgery.

# brain - Tuesday 8 May, 2012

Cannabis use by adolescents hits brain areas associated with schizophrenia
# Health
# Health

Cannabis use by adolescents hits brain areas associated with schizophrenia

May 8th 2012, 11:41 AM 5,321 Views 99 Comments

Research at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland found that cannabis use makes physical changes to parts of the brain when smoked by adolescents.

# brain - Tuesday 24 April, 2012

Swiss scientists demonstrate mind-controlled robot
# Mind Control
# Mind Control

Swiss scientists demonstrate mind-controlled robot

Apr 24th 2012, 8:18 PM 3,141 Views 9 Comments

Scientists have shown how a partially paralyzed person can control a robot by thought alone – a step they hope will eventually allow immobile people to interact with their surroundings via avatars.

# brain - Monday 30 January, 2012

'Deep brain stimulation' technique could arrive in Ireland
# Brain
# Brain

'Deep brain stimulation' technique could arrive in Ireland

Jan 30th 2012, 7:00 PM 5,024 Views 9 Comments

The technique, which involves inserting an electrode into the brain, can help sufferers of neurological conditions.

# brain - Saturday 21 January, 2012

Man shot 3-inch nail into his own brain - and didn't notice
# Nailed
From The Daily Edge
# Nailed

Man shot 3-inch nail into his own brain - and didn't notice

Jan 21st 2012, 1:41 PM 5,508 Views 21 Comments

Illinois man Dante Autullo thought doctors were joking when they showed him an x-ray showing a 3-inch nail in the middle of his brain.

# brain - Saturday 7 January, 2012

Brain power begins to decline from age 45 - study
# Brain Power
# Brain Power

Brain power begins to decline from age 45 - study

Jan 7th 2012, 2:14 PM 3,290 Views 23 Comments

Scientists researching the nature of dementia say that mental dexterity could begin to decline as early as 45 years of age – not 60 as previously thought.

# brain - Sunday 27 November, 2011

11 uncomfortable facts about how your IQ affects your life
# Iq Matters
From The Daily Edge
# Iq Matters

11 uncomfortable facts about how your IQ affects your life

Nov 27th 2011, 10:00 AM 42,418 Views 30 Comments

How does your IQ affect your life? From holidays to junk food, we take a look at the latest theories.

# brain - Tuesday 15 November, 2011

The Daily Fix: Tuesday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Tuesday

Nov 15th 2011, 7:44 PM 3,953 Views 1 Comment

Catch up on the day’s main stories, as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed…

# brain - Monday 10 October, 2011

The human brain 'rejects' negative thoughts
# Optimism
From The Daily Edge
# Optimism

The human brain 'rejects' negative thoughts

Oct 10th 2011, 12:50 PM 1,389 Views 2 Comments

About 80 per cent of us are hard-wired to see events through rose-coloured glasses, according to new research.

# brain - Tuesday 2 August, 2011

Dieting forces the brain to eat itself - report
# BAD DIET
# BAD DIET

Dieting forces the brain to eat itself - report

Aug 2nd 2011, 9:01 PM 1,577 Views 14 Comments

It’s emerged that in order to conserve energy, the body’s starvation mode kicks in and brain cells eat themselves, like other parts of the body.

# brain - Friday 29 July, 2011

Study finds that age-related memory loss "can be reversed"
# Memory Loss
# Memory Loss

Study finds that age-related memory loss "can be reversed"

Jul 29th 2011, 11:58 AM 519 Views 3 Comments

Where are my keys? A new study has unlocked the science behind what causes age-related memory loss – and a drug that can help reverse it.

# brain - Thursday 23 June, 2011

'Significant abnormalities' in brains of cocaine users
# Cocaine
# Cocaine

'Significant abnormalities' in brains of cocaine users

Jun 23rd 2011, 9:47 AM 1,001 Views 9 Comments

People taking the drug may also be suffering serious heart damage even if they show no symptoms, according to a separate study.

# brain - Friday 11 March, 2011

The week in photos
# Week In Photos
# Week In Photos

The week in photos

Mar 11th 2011, 9:14 PM 3,826 Views 0 Comments

This is the week that was, in pictures.

# brain - Thursday 10 February, 2011

Drug made from turmeric may help to treat strokes
# Health
# Health

Drug made from turmeric may help to treat strokes

Feb 10th 2011, 8:20 PM 2,003 Views 0 Comments

A compound found in the commonly-used curry spice may help to repair some of the damage caused by a stroke.