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Sunday 19 April, 2015

How brain stimulates body to burn ‘bad’ fat

Image credit : Monash University,Australia

A team of Australian researchers has uncovered the action of two naturally occurring hormones along with brain signals that assist in the shedding of excess fat  More...

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By BioNews On Friday, January 16th, 2015
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How the brain maps visual targets

York university researchers, including an Indian-origin scientist, have discovered how a map in the mid-brain region remembers the location of visual targets even as the eyes follow another object  More...

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By BioNews On Friday, January 16th, 2015
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Brain chemical makes humans more patient

The brain chemical serotonin that is widely targeted to treat depression also helps humans have patience in life  More...

elder balance
By BioNews On Saturday, January 10th, 2015
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Playing catch helps elderlies improve balance

The elderly can improve their balance and prevent falls with a simple training exercise  More...

Mirror monkey
By BioNews On Friday, January 9th, 2015
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Monkey brain has ‘hardware’ for mirror self-recognition

Chinese scientists have shown for the first time that monkeys can be trained to recognise themselves in the mirror.  More...

Movements with Motor Skills
By BioNews On Friday, January 9th, 2015
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How practice makes us ‘perfect’

A single skill can be learned faster if its follow-through motion is consistent  More...

Aspirin
By BioNews On Sunday, January 4th, 2015
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Aspirin could tackle dementia

An Australian university has been commissioned by the US-based National Institutes of Health to investigate  More...

Object-Recognition
By BioNews On Sunday, December 28th, 2014
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‘Smart’ computer network matches primate brain qualities

A team of neuroscientists from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has  More...

headach brain tumori
By BioNews On Sunday, December 28th, 2014
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Headache may be only symptom of brain tumour

Headache could be the only symptom of brain tumour in many cases, say researchers, suggesting that CT scans and other neuro-  More...

synaptically connected neurons
By BioNews On Sunday, December 28th, 2014
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Neuron transmission observed live for the first time

Using a new approach that combines genetics with the physics of light, researchers have observed and measured neuronal  More...