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What Wes Craven Once Said He Wanted on His Epitaph

Master of horror Wes Craven passed away yesterday due to brain cancer. The man behind The Last House on the Left, The Hills Have Eyes, Nightmare on Elm Street and Scream left behind a massive legacy that impacted not just the world of...Show More Summary

With Horror Master Wes Craven (1939–2015), It Was Never “Only a Movie”

This article originally appeared in New York magazine. The director Wes Craven, who died at age 76 of brain cancer, did primitive things in sophisticated ways. He spent nearly half a century drilling for fresh nerves. Sometimes—surprisingly often—he hit them. Show More Summary

Young Bears Fan Battling Brain Cancer Names Tumor After Aaron Rodgers

You have to give Miguel Reyes credit. He doesn't cop out of a scrap. Miguel, a 14-year-old Chicago Bears fan who was diagnosed with stage 3 brain cancer in 2014, could've left the tumor nameless or called it something weak and helpless...Show More Summary

Cerebrotech VIPS Intracranial Fluid Detector Approved in EU

46 minutes agoIndustries / Medical : medGadget

Patients suffering from stroke or traumatic brain injury typically get scanned by CT and/or MRI after being admitted and then a few times during follow-ups. Those remaining in the hospital for observation are monitored primarily for side effects to detect potential cerebral bleeding or edema within the brain. Show More Summary

Wes Craven Tributes Terrorize The Web, Just The Way The Master Would Have Wanted

Wes Craven tributes are piling up all over the web today after it was announced Sunday night that the horror auteur had died from brain cancer at the age of 76. Craven was widely known in horror circles as being a person antithetical to the movies that he made. Show More Summary


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Concussion, starring Will Smith, is about Dr. Bennet Omalu, who discovered the link between football and CTE (Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy) and will be out in December. The movie is based on the 2009 GQ article, Game Brain. Let's say you run a multibillion-dollar football league. Show More Summary

Master of horror Wes Craven dies at 76

Horror film visionary Wes Craven died Sunday, August 30th at the age of 76 after a battle with brain cancer. Following Craven’s career is a tour of highlights from cutting edge cinematic horror created […]

Optogenetics With Closed-Loop Control for Complex Brain Experiments

We’re excited about optogenetics, the new technology that allows scientists to selectively control the firing of genetically modified neurons within living animals’ brains. The potential for it is huge, from learning how the brain works to treating previously unmanageable neurological conditions. Show More Summary

Cuse star Pearl Washington has malignant brain tumor: report

1 hour agoNews : NY Daily News

Dwayne (Pearl) Washington, the Brooklyn hoops phenom who later starred at Syracuse University, has a malignant brain tumor.

New Study: Testosterone Changes the Brain 

However much we’d like to think of gender as a social construct, science suggests that real differences do exist between female and male brains. The latest evidence: a first-of-its-kind European study that finds that the female brain...Show More Summary

If Fish Is Brain Food, Can Fish Oil Pills Boost Brains, Too?

Research suggests eating fish regularly over a lifetime is good for the brain. But when it comes to staving off cognitive decline in seniors, fish oil supplements just don't cut it, a study finds.

Inside The Criminal Mind: 10 Fascinating Findings About The Brains Of Criminals

1 hour agoNews / Crime : Crime Feed

Celebrities: they’re just like us! OK, you think, I buy that, they just have more money. Criminals: they’re just like […] The post Inside The Criminal Mind: 10 Fascinating Findings About The Brains Of Criminals appeared first on Crime Feed.

Well: Supplements Don’t Fight Cognitive Decline, N.I.H. Study Says

2 hours agoHealth : NYTimes: Health

Often marketed to promote brain health, omega-3 fatty acids and antioxidants failed to outperform a placebo in a test of older adults.

Wes Craven: A Tribute to the 'Scream' King

It was hard to see writer/director Wes Craven, who died yesterday at the age of 76 after a battle with brain cancer, in person without experiencing a sense of cognitive dissonance. A dignified man with an academic air, kind eyes, and an easy smile, Craven defied the expectations created by...

New Type of Prion May Cause, Transmit Neurodegeneration

Multiple System Atrophy (MSA), a neurodegenerative disorder with similarities to Parkinson's disease, is caused by a newly discovered type of prion, akin to the misfolded proteins involved in incurable progressive brain diseases such Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (CJD), according to two new research papers led by scientists at UC San Francisco.

Build Your Own ‘Ghostbusters’ Ghost Trap

I’m beginning to absolutely love the AWE me YouTube channel. It’s got incredibly entertaining shows that are 7-10 minutes on average, which is perfect for my small brain and its short attention span. Plus, there’s a wonderful variety of shows, which is also quite pleasant. This time on DIY Prop Shop, host Dustin McLean, who […]

The Traumatized Brain

A new blog about brain injury from the authors of the upcoming book, The Traumatized Brain: A Family Guide to Understanding Mood, Memory, and Behavior after Brain Injury.

We've all got a blind spot, but it can be shrunk

The human eye includes an unavoidable blind spot. That's because the optic nerve that sends visual signals to the brain must pass through the retina, which creates a hole in that light-sensitive layer of tissue. When images project to that precise location, we miss them. Show More Summary

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