Brain

Dr. Maiken Nedergaard, left, points to images of brain scans of mice joined by her colleague Lulu Xie, of the University of Rochester Medical Center. (AP Photo/University of Rochester Medical Center )

Study: Good night’s sleep cleans out gunk in brain

LOS ANGELES (AP) — When we sleep, our brains get rid of gunk that builds up while we’re awake, suggests a study that may provide new clues to treat Alzheimer’s disease and other disorders. This […]

10/17/2013

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Digital 3-D atlas of brain reveals tiny details

NEW YORK (AP) — Scientists have a new brain atlas to help them study their favorite organ. It’s a digital, three-dimensional model called “BigBrain.” Its resolution is finer than a human hair, so it can […]

06/20/2013

Dr. Philip Low

Philip Low on Business Rockstars

Today on Business Rockstars, Ken Rutkowski talks with inventor and neurotechnologist Philip Low. The founder of NeuroVirgil, he has worked with Stephen Hawkings and was recently named as “A Scientist to Watch,” by The Scientist Magazine.

05/07/2013

Brain scan

Doctors use brain scans to ‘see’ and measure pain

(AP) – In a provocative new study, scientists reported that they were able to “see” pain on brain scans and, for the first time, measure its intensity and tell whether a drug was relieving it. The research is in its early stages, but it opens the door to a host of possibilities.

04/10/2013

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