by Wyatt Marshall Ringworm at the Acheron, March 2013 (more by Keith Marlowe) Plenty of heavy happenings have been going down in Austin at SXSW this week, what with various showcases from Pitchfork, Relapse, yours truly and more. The Invisible...
On Thursday, Mar. 13, Kilah Davenport died after being severely beaten by her stepfather. The four-year-old child was left with permanent brain damage. According to the Daily Mail, Davenport passed just three weeks before her 5th birthday due to complications associated with the brutal May 2012 attack. Show More Summary
To celebrate Pi Day, (3.14...), here are some images from my recent visit to Pizza Brain. The post Celebrate Pi Day with a slice from Pizza Brain appeared first on Matador Network.
The ability to retain and recall information is an imperfect process even at the best of times — a shortcoming that now appears to be no accident. A new study shows that our brains are actively making us forget unimportant details, and that if it didn't, we'd probably go insane. Read more...
We're often told to concentrate our time on one or different skills so we can really perfect them, but that doesn't mean dabbling in other skills is a bad idea. Entrepreneur spoke with neuroscientist Jeff Stibel about why dabbling is beneficial. Read more...
A researcher will test whether brain stimulation combined with gait training can improve patients' ability to walk after a stroke. People 50 or older who have had a stroke will be enrolled in the study and receive gait-training on a treadmill. Show More Summary
SAN FRANCISCO, March 14, 2014 – Children and adolescents older than age 8 at the onset of type 1 diabetes had weaker brain connectivity when tested later in life relative to those who had earlier ages of diagnosis, University of Pittsburgh...Show More Summary
Why some Republicans think a charismatic brain surgeon can win the White House. Between now and the presidential primary season, expect to hear more about Ben Carson. Though unknown to many Americans, the retired brain surgeon is a conservative pin-up. Show More Summary
Our understanding of coffee can often lean more toward alchemy than, say, actual chemistry. But that might be changing. Coffee is the lifeblood that powers much of the modern workforce. It keeps our brains lubricated and is generally considered good for our health when consumed within reason. Read Full Story
A teenage father has been arrested for allegedly biting off the nose of his infant son, causing a skull fracture and brain hemorrhage. Read more...
A gene linked to intellectual disability is critical to the earliest stages of the development of human brains, new research has confirmed. An international research team explains in a new paper how mutations in USP9X are associated with intellectual disability. Show More Summary
Half way into last year's season, 35 of 288 players in the Swedish Hockey League had already had a concussion. Researchers who surveyed all of the players in the league's 12 clubs, have now developed a method that can show just an hour after the injury how severe the concussion is, if there is a risk of long-term symptoms and about when the player can return to the game.
Ashlee Hammac lost her infant son Ryan just five days after his birth on October 11, 2013. Ryan passed after suffering brain damage caused by oxygen deprivation when Ashlee's placenta burst during labor—a condition called Hypoxic-Ischemic Encephlopathy. Show More Summary
Entrepreneurs tend to work all the time. It shows dedication but it might not be smart. "The great thing about owning your own company is that it doesn't matter which 80 hours a week you work." That comment, from Doreen Garrett, the founder of Otis Technology, struck a chord with me when I interviewed her for my book Women on Top. Show More Summary
Research from the University of Adelaide has confirmed that a gene linked to intellectual disability is critical to the earliest stages of the development of human brains. Known as USP9X, the gene has been investigated by Adelaide researchers for more than a decade, but in recent years scientists have begun to understand its particular importance to brain development. read more
Once you’re dead, you won’t have the eyes and brain it takes to see and comprehend stuff. So it’s understandable if you don’t really give a shit about what your headstone looks like. Nevertheless, the guy whose grave the photographer Sergey Stroitelev came across on a recent trip to Georgia—complete with a marble statue of himself—obviously did. Show More Summary
Warning: the following story is pretty much guaranteed to make you cry. In October, Ashlee Hammac suffered a parent's worst nightmare when her five-day old son, Ryan, died of a brain dysfunction known as Hypoxic-Ischemic Encephlopathy. To...Show More Summary
According to George Bernard Shaw, "Imitation is not just the sincerest form of flattery – it's the sincerest form of learning." According to psychologists, imitation is something that we all do whenever we learn a new skill, whether it is dancing or how to behave in specific social situations. read more
I’ve talked before about meditation and how it has helped me in my weight loss journey, but after reading The God Gene, I now know WHY it’s so helpful. Just as I suspected, there are aspects of our brains that can cause the feeling of “Other” or a presence. When we access these parts of [...]
This article on cosmetic science is primarily intended to benefit anyone interested in chemist careers but hopefully the Beauty Brains community will find this information useful as well! Surfactants It is amazing how little time is devoted to surfactants in college when you consider the importance they play in so many industries. What are they? […]