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Scientists Discover Potential 'Achilles Heel' in Brain Cancer

Scientists at Virginia Commonwealth University have discovered an "Achilles heel" of glioblastoma multiforme (GBM), the most common and deadly form of brain cancer.

Scientists Develop AI System to Predict IQ From Brain Scans

Scientists from California Institute of Technology, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and the University of Salerno in the US, have developed an artificial intelligence system that can tell how smart a person is just by looking at a scan of the individual's brain.

UV Exposure Boosts Mouse Brainpower, Study Shows

Researchers have recently discovered that, in mice, exposure to UV light could activate a molecular pathway that increases production of the brain chemical glutamate.

Scientists Identify a Unique Brain Signal to Treat Parkinson’s

Researchers from bionics researcher Hugh McDermott from the Bionics Institute in Australia, affiliated with the University of Melbourne have discovered lightning strikes that might affect the systems used for deep brain stimulation (DBS) in Parkinson’s patients and possibly the implants themselves, and particular safety measures should be taken.

Clever People Have Bigger, Better Brain Cells

Scientists of the Free University Amsterdam have discovered that intelligent people have bigger (and better) brain cells than others.

Iran NBML, Vienna Medical University Ink MOU

The National Brain Mapping Laboratory (NBML) of Iran and the department of neurology of Vienna Medical University have signed a cooperation memorandum of understanding (MOU).

Two Different Brain Systems Cooperate in Learning Process

Researchers have found out that two different brain systems work cooperatively in learning process and focused on the interplay of two very different modes of learning a new task: reinforcement learning and working memory.

AI Could Be “Billions of Times Smarter” Than Humans, Futurist Says

Artificial intelligence could be “billions of times smarter” than humans a futurist told CNBC on Tuesday.

Study Shows Anxiety Could Be an Early Manifestation of Alzheimer's

Scientists have found out that anxiety symptoms could be a dynamic marker of the disease's early stages.

Director of Iran’s Brain Bank

400 Enroll for Brain Donation Program

The director of Iran’s brain bank, Dr. Mohammad Taghi Jaghataei, has stated that Iran's first brain bank was created at Iran University of Medical Sciences, in Tehran, to promote research on diseases pertaining to the neurological system including Alzheimer's and Multiple Sclerosis.

Neurology Department of Npistanbul Brain Hospital Named as “Prof. Madjid Samii”

The Neurology Department of Npistanbul Brain Hospital has been named as “Prof. Madjid Samii”, Iranian scientist and brain surgeon famous world-renowned scientist.

Bilingual Brains Process Differently Depending on the Language Used

A research team led by Dr. Amandine Van Rinsveld and Professor Dr. Christine Schiltz from the Cognitive Science and Assessment Institute (COSA) at the University of Luxembourg have investigated the effect of multilingual people in solving arithmetical tasks.

Researchers Link a Human Brain to the Internet

Researchers and biomedical engineers at Wits University in Johannesburg, South Africa have developed a way to connect a human brain to the internet in real time.

Researchers Design a Game Controlled With Mind

Neurable, a small start-up founded by Ramses Alcaide, an electrical engineer and neuroscientist, has designed a game which can be controlled by mind.

Human Teeth and Brain Evolution Were Not Linked

Researchers at George Washington University's Center for the Advanced Study of Human Paleobiology (CASHP) have found our brains and teeth did not evolve simultaneously .

Brains Can Recover Some 'Lost' Memories

Scientists have discovered that small jolts of electricity to the brain (specifically, a pulse of transcranial magnetic stimulation) can revive recent memories.

'Human Brains Have Unique 'Fingerprint

Researchers of Carnegie Mellon University have proven that the human brain is as unique as ones fingerprint.

Taking Music Lessons Creates New Brain Connections in Children

New studies have revealed that taking music lessons increases brain fiber connections in children and may be useful in treating autism and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).

First Home Brain Implant Allows Paralyzed Woman Communicate

A brain-computer interface help a 58-year-old woman left paralyzed by amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS or Lou Gehrig's disease) to communicate by restoring some of her day-to-day functions.

First Dinosaur Brain Fossil Found in England

The 133-million-year-old fossil dinosaur brain was discovered in Sussex, England.

Brain-Implanted Device Restores Sense of Touch of a Spinal Cord Injured man

Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh and the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center have discovered a mind-controlled robotic arm that has pressure sensors in each fingertip and sends signals to the brain.

Learning Foreign Languages Could Sharpen the Brain

Researchers of the Higher School of Economics (HSE) and University of Helsinki have confirmed that learning foreign languages can increase brain’s plasticity and its ability to encode information.

Studies Claim Mobile Phones Don't Cause Brain Cancer

Researchers from the University of Sydney in Australia have concluded that there is no link between mobile phone use and brain cancer.

Iranian Scientist Develops Wireless implant for Brain Tissue Deformation study

An Iranian scientist has developed a new system which uses a wireless implant and shows how brain tissue deforms when subjected to the kind of blast-induced trauma commonly seen in combat veterans.

Human Brains to Connect to the Internet by 2030

Ray Kurzweil, American author, computer scientist, inventor and futurist at Google, has recently proposed a theory about enhancing human brain using tiny robotic implants. These implants can connect the brain to cloud-based computer networks to give humans extra-ordinary abilities, such as “machine learning”.

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