Tuesday, Jan 31, 2023

human brain


Human brain cells transplanted in rats to study diseases

October 13, 2022 11:47 am

Following the transplant, the brain cells are said to have grown and formed connections.

IISc team studies differences between mechanized brain and human brain to equip them with similar traits

April 21, 2021 4:17 pm

The senior author of the study added that such networks were still nowhere close to performing as well as the human brain in perceiving visual cues, despite having evolved significantly over the past decade.

Everything there is to know about brain freeze, aka 'sphenopalatine ganglioneuralgia'

October 24, 2019 9:21 am

While it has happened to almost all of us — and more than once — there is a scientific reason behind it.

Scientists create a snake robot that can slither into the brain

September 03, 2019 1:09 pm

Scientists at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have made a robotic thread designed to crawl through the blood vessels inside the brain.

World's largest brain-like supercomputer switched on for first time

November 11, 2018 7:42 pm

The SpiNNaker machine, designed and built in The University of Manchester in the UK, can model more biological neurons in real time than any other machine on the planet.

Atlas of developing human brain created; to help localise, advance neurological treatment

December 08, 2017 8:21 pm

A new research study has succeeded in mapping the human brain, so as to help track the source of neurological disorders, and to differentiate functions of its various parts.

Impulsive? You may be prone to substance abuse, says study

April 06, 2016 12:18 pm

Changes in brain structures lead to the tendency to act on impulse as well as heighten the use of alcohol, tobacco, or caffeine.

Emotional brains physically different from rational ones, reveals study

June 20, 2015 4:52 pm

They examined the extent to which grey matter density in 176 participants predicted their scores on tests that rated their levels for cognitive empathy compared to affective or emotional empathy.

Human attention span down to just eight seconds

May 17, 2015 9:57 pm

A recent Microsoft study revealed that human attention span has reduced to just 8 seconds.

Brain can 'see' in the blink of an eye

January 17, 2014 4:58 pm

The study was published in the journal Attention, Perception, and Psychophysics.


Brains in a box: How this Bronx hospital is storing grey matter

August 04, 2017 5:15 pm

Human brains stored in formaldehyde are pictured at a brain bank in the Bronx borough of New York City.