New research finds that stimulating activity in the brain's dorsolateral prefrontal cortex protects against symptoms of depression and mood disorders.
The process by which the brains of ground squirrels are protected against low oxygen during hibernation could lead to a new treatment for ischemic stroke.
Insights into how a key chemical disrupts brain cells in a common type of dementia have been revealed by scientists. Brain tissue from people with Dementia with Lewy Bodies (DLB) showed that the protein builds up in vital parts of neurons...Show More Summary
(Allen Institute) In a comprehensive analysis of samples from 107 aged human brains, researchers at the Allen Institute for Brain Science, UW Medicine and Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute have discovered details that will help researchers better understand the biological bases for Alzheimer's disease and dementia in older populations.
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Elevator Pitch is a regular feature on Lifehacker where we profile startups and new companies and pick their brains for entrepreneurial advice. This week, we're talking with Jamie Beaton, CEO and co-founder of Crimson Education. More »
Everyone loves a good waterslide, but few live and breathe them like Ray Smegal. The professional hockey player-turned builder of flowing dreams heads up product development for Canada-based waterpark design firm ProSlide, which recently snipped the ribbon on a record- breaking ride in Melbourne. Show More Summary
by Sean Nelson Portrait of a "mass murdering dog," not long before he would serve nine life sentences and be denied parole 12 times. Charles Manson is dead, and as a wise person once said about some other repugnant figure, it's a pity there's no hell for him to burn in. Show More Summary
Image via Gurls Talk’s Facebook page. Marc Jacobs recently named Adwoa Aboah as the brand’s new beauty ambassador. Aboah’s appointment is important because she brings beauty, brains, and diversity to the role. All about Adwoa Aboah It’s no secret that Marc Jacobs has always had iconic celebrity ambassadors. Show More Summary
Scientists have developed a new system to study Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease in the laboratory, paving the way for research to find treatments for the fatal brain disorder. The team have devised a method of studying the abnormal proteins...Show More Summary
You know how it feels. You’ve had a terrible night of sleep and everything seems like a drag. Our mental clarity, and our ability to make decisions, comes down to how rested and refreshed our brains are. In fact, we all lose the ability...Show More Summary
I can hardly wrap my brain around Thanksgiving prep without immediately lumping in my holiday to-do list. That's not all bad - a lot of it is piecing together my own wish list, which is filled with both dreamy fashion finds and the practical...Show More Summary
(Imperial College London) Researchers have shown how to write any magnetic pattern desired onto nanowires, which could help computers mimic how the brain processes information.
Outsource the mess It's easy to point a finger at Norman Rockwell. One quaint picture of an idealized meal and forever after we spend the last Thursday of November stuffed in a heated, heady kitchen sweating our brains out trying toShow More Summary
This article was originally published on the Delicious Brains blog, and is republished here with permission. You know that a fast site == happier users, improved ranking from Google, and increased conversions. Maybe you even think your...Show More Summary
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CHICAGO - Researchers using MRI have discovered a common pattern of structural abnormalities in the brains of people with depression and social anxiety, according to a study presented being next week at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA).
Around three minutes of brain stimulation is all it takes to change people’s love of music, and even how much money they’re willing to spend on it
MRI brain scans of people with depression and social anxiety show common and specific differences in cortical thickness, compared with healthy people.
The gassed-up UK punks Martha are releasing a 7" at the end of this week, their first release since last year's Blisters In The Pit Of My Heart LP. It features two tracks. One of them is "The Winter Fuel Allowance Ineligibility Blues," which was recorded in 2014 and was included on the out-of-print It…