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Posts tagged neurons

September 25, 2010

 

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Neuron Marching Band

The circulatory system isn't the only part of the body that keeps a beat. The brain needs rhythm too!

July 14, 2009

 

Several large locusts on the front grille of a truck

Collision Avoidance And Star Wars-Watching Locusts

Scientists are using knowledge gained from Star Wars-watching locusts to help cars of the future avoid collisions. Learn how on this Moment of Science.

March 11, 2009

 

Boy being tested by EEG

A Machine That Can Read Your Mind

The electroencephalograph, or EEG, helps doctors to take at look at our brain activities. But don't worry - the machine cannot read your mind, yet!

February 12, 2008

 

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Spicy Source of Pain Relief

Have you heard that hot peppers might be the key to a new type of anesthetic that blocks pain without making you numb or paralyzed?

July 31, 2007

 

Human brain replica

Reconnecting the Brain

How complex is the human brain, and how much can brain surgeons do to repair brain damage? Learn more on this Moment of Science.

February 25, 2004

 

Amnesia

What occurs in the brain during different types of amnesia? Find out on this Moment of Science.

January 12, 2004

 

Drugs and Learning

When you experience something new, do you know what happens to your brain? Find out on this Moment of Science.

December 9, 2003

 

The Sniffing Brain

Learn about the sniffing brain on this Moment of Science.

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