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Obese women’s instinctive drive to eat explained

obesityHouston : The brain’s reward centres in severely obese women continue to respond to food cues even after they have eaten and are no longer hungry, according to a new [...]

July 23rd, 2016 | Posted in Lifestyle | Read More »

Zika virus turns neural stem cells into replication factories

Zika virusWashington : The Zika virus infects a type of neural stem cell that gives rise to the brain’s cerebral cortex and turns them into viral replication factories, according to a [...]

March 5th, 2016 | Posted in Highlights,Sci-Tech | Read More »

Brain activity of worms recorded in 3D

brain cancer    Washington : Scientists have developed a new method to record 3D footage of neural activity in nearly the entire brain of a free-moving animal, an advance that could [...]

December 31st, 2015 | Posted in Highlights,Sci-Tech | Read More »

Brain makes changes when low on coffee: study

coffeeWashington :  Skipping your morning cup of coffee may cause changes in your brain connections, according to a researcher in US who studied MRI scans of his own brain taken [...]

December 13th, 2015 | Posted in Highlights,Sci-Tech | Read More »

Brain activity as unique as fingerprints

BrainWashington: Move over fingerprints! You could also be identified by your brain scans, according to a new study that found a person’s brain activity appears to be as unique as [...]

October 13th, 2015 | Posted in Highlights,Sci-Tech | Read More »

Intelligent people’s brains wired differently

brainLondon : Intelligent people have brains that are wired differently, according to a new Oxford study which suggests ‘smart minds’ are more likely to be happy, well educated and earn [...]

September 29th, 2015 | Posted in Highlights,Lifestyle | Read More »

‘Memory region’ of brain also involved in conflict resolution

brainBerlin: The hippocampus in the brain’s temporal lobe is not only responsible for long-term memory, but also involved in quick and successful conflict resolution, researchers have found. In their everyday [...]

August 22nd, 2015 | Posted in Sci-Tech | Read More »

Cell density remains constant as brain shrinks with age

brainWashington: While the brain shrinks with age, brain cell density remains constant in cognitively normal adults, according to images from the world’s most powerful medical magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) machine. [...]

June 15th, 2015 | Posted in Lifestyle | Read More »

Birth control pills can change the shape of brain

Birth control pillsWashington: Birth control pills may shrink portions of a woman’s brain and affect its function, scientists have warned. It’s possible that the synthetic hormones found in the pill – and [...]

April 13th, 2015 | Posted in Art & Culture,Featured | Read More »

‘Multitasking may damage your brain’

MultitaskingMultitasking may hamper your performance and even damage your brain, new research has claimed. A study conducted at Stanford University found that people who are regularly bombarded with several streams [...]

April 3rd, 2015 | Posted in Lifestyle | Read More »