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Discovery could lead to drugs for traumatic brain injury - Futurity: Research News


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Scientists have identified two molecules that protect nerve cells after a traumatic brain injury and could lead to new drug treatments. The molecules promote full recovery after traumatic brain injury in mice, according to the new study in Neurobiology ...
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Neuroscientist Narayanan Kasthuri Leading Research to Map Billions of Brain Cells - India West


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An Indian American assistant professor of neurobiology and researcher at the University of Chicago's Argonne project is leading research into mapping billions of brain cells. Scientists at the university and Argonne National Laboratory, including Prof.

Neurobiology: Finding one's way home - Science Daily


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... Clayton Gordy have investigated how the afferent nerves that sprout from the ectopic ear reach the brain, and demonstrated the functionality of the connections they make in the brainstem. The new findings appear in the journal Developmental ...

The Loom: The Hobbit's Brain

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Science journalist Carl Zimmer summarizes the significance of the H. floresiensis discovery.

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Profile of the species of dwarf human discovered at the Liang Bua cave on the Indonesian island of Flores in 2003.

BBC: Hobbit Was 'Not a Diseased Human'
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A study suggests the famous Indonesian "Hobbit" skeleton does not belong to a modern human with a brain disease, as some claimed.

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BBC News reports that the discovery of remains belonging to a tiny species of ancient human has been hailed as one of the most sensational finds of its type in decades.

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Scientists have found skeletons of a human species that grew no larger than a three-year-old modern child. The species lived with pygmy elephants and giant lizards on a remote island in Indonesia. From National Geographic.

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MRI views of the normal and diseased human brain. Collaboration of MIT and Harvard University.

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Freely available 3D animations of brain structure and neurons for use in projects, promotions, education and advertising.