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Lipid accumulation in the brain may be an early sign of Parkinson's disease - Science Daily


Science Daily
A collaborative team of researchers at McLean Hospital, a Harvard Medical School affiliate, and Oxford University has found that elevated levels of certain types of lipids (fat molecules) in the brain may be an early sign of Parkinson's disease (PD ...
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Why do humans have such large brains? Our study suggests ecology was the driving force - The Conversation UK


The Conversation UK
But our new study, published today in Nature, finds evidence against this idea and shows that human brain expansion was likely driven by ecology. Hypotheses for the evolution of the human brain size all agree that brain expansion increased our ability ...
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Nature

US: Prestigious scholarship for pharmacology doctorate awaits Zimbabwean life sciences graduate - New Zimbabwe.com


New Zimbabwe.com
CHARITY Bhebhe is an international student graduating from the Arizona State University School of Life Sciences with an incredible opportunity to make a difference in the world of health care. Bhebhe, a molecular biosciences and biotechnology major ...

International School on Magnetic Resonance and Brain Function

Rome - Italy

A course on NMR tools for the brain function investigation at the Univ. of Rome, Italy.

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    VIII Workshop: BRAIN FUNCTION INVESTIGATION BY MAGNETIC RESONANCE, ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY, AND MOLECULAR IMAGING — International School on Magnetic Resonance and Brain Function
    Erice (Sicily), 9th - 16th May 2010

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