What brought you to Brains on Fire? Oddly enough, I stumbled upon Brains on Fire while insta-stalking Laura. I applied for the Social Apprentice position on a whim and instantly fell in love with the people of BoF during my interview. It’s all been a dream, really. What’s your favorite font? Avenir If you were … The post Internview: Meet Sydney appeared first on Brains on Fire.
Brains on Fire is looking for a qualified freelance Social Media Manager to join our team on a contract basis – STAT! The ideal candidate will have previous experience nurturing influencer relationships, curating content and managing...Show More Summary
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Is there a link between traumatic brain injury, or TBI, and depression? Would the treatment for depression in someone with a TBI be different than treatment for depression without this sort of injury? ANSWER: Quite a bit of research has been done on this topic. The results clearly show that when people […]
From Peter Thiel's financing of the Hogan/Gawker lawsuit to the population boom of squid and octopuses, here are five things we learned in Tech & Science this week: Billionaire Silicon Valley investor Peter Thiel quietly funded Hulk Hogan's successful defamation case against Gawker. Show More Summary
Children who grow up near toxic waste sites are more likely to suffer from cognitive disabilities and repeat grades. ||| New York - Children who grow up near toxic waste sites are more likely to suffer from cognitive disabilities, repeat...Show More Summary
A team of investigators develop a new insight into how the developing brain alters its neuronal populations in response to light stimuli.
Video: Adam Savage from Mythbusters is a notorious geek — he’s one of the brains behind technology website Tested.com, and as well as having a background in special effects and fabrication, he’s also worked as an animator and graphic designer. Show More Summary
Look, the government has not found that your cellphone gives you cancer, as many headlines on Friday would have you believe. A two-year, $25 million study conducted by the National Toxicology Program found an increase in brain tumors...Show More Summary
The love between a mother and her child is incredibly powerful, and one teen proved that this week. Kerry Huffaker, from Twin Falls, ID, was diagnosed with stage four brain cancer in February, reports ABC News. When her son Dylan Huffaker...Show More Summary
A little early tonight because it looked like we could use a new thread. Apologies for any errors. I’ve spent most of the afternoon with agents, mortgage brokers and inspectors. There were no brain cells left for proof-reading. It has been a whirlwind of activity since the moment the house went under contract. I had […]
Earlier this week, the Tragically Hip announced that lead singer Gord Downie has been diagnosed with terminal brain cancer. Feist posted a cover of the Tragically Hip's "Flamenco" to her Facebook in support of his fight. Hear it below. Show More Summary
Stanislav Petrov suffered broken bones and a brain injury from the beating. [ more › ]
WASHINGTON (AP) — A new federal study of the potential dangers of cellphone radiation, conducted in rats, found a slight increase in brain tumors in males and raised long-dormant concerns about the safety of spending so much time with cellphones glued to our ears. [...]Show More Summary
Leslie Feist wishes frontman "strength and love in this struggle" against brain cancer.
Canadian rock heroes the Tragically Hip shared some terrible news this week: Their frontman, Gord Downie, has been diagnosed with terminal brain cancer, and the band will head out on their final tour this summer. Broken Social Scene’s Kevin Drew produced the Tragically Hip’s new album Man Machine Poem, and now that news of the […]
A very evil man named Antley Lamont Staten posted this brain teaser onto Facebook earlier this month that has totally frustrated the Internet. If you can't figure out what is wrong with the problem right away, you will be so mad at yourself when you finally do. So far, the riddle has been shared over 385,000 times. Show More Summary
Increase in the brain's grey matter proof that the brain has the ability to rescue itself.
Dr. Drew Ramsey's Rx—plus recipes.
New research indicates that the brain's response to fighting off infections may play an important and previously unsuspected role in the development of Alzheimer's disease.
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