News tagged with electrical signals
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What does anger sound like? What music does sorrow imply? Human emotion is being given a new soundtrack thanks to an exciting new collaboration between art and neuroscience.
Other Sep 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The hippocampus represents an important brain structure for learning. Scientists at the Max Planck Institute of Psychiatry in Munich discovered how it filters electrical neuronal signals through an input ...
Neuroscience Sep 26, 2012 | 5 / 5 (6) | 2 |
American and European scientists have found that increasing natural marijuana-like chemicals in the brain can help correct behavioral issues related to fragile X syndrome, the most common known genetic cause of autism.
Autism spectrum disorders Sep 25, 2012 | 4.3 / 5 (4) | 1 |
(Medical Xpress)—A mixed background group of US researchers has found in studying chimpanzee brains, that development of myelin, the fatty sheath that covers the connections between nerve cells, occurs ...
Neuroscience Sep 25, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1 |
By studying how birds master songs used in courtship, scientists at Duke University have found that regions of the brain involved in planning and controlling complex vocal sequences may also be necessary ...
Neuroscience Sep 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Surgeons at UC Davis Medical Center have successfully implanted a new telescope implant in the eye of a patient with end-stage age-related macular degeneration (AMD), the most advanced form of the disease ...
Ophthalmology Sep 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—The cellular cause of birth defects like cleft palates, missing teeth and problems with fingers and toes has been a tricky puzzle for scientists.
Medical research Sep 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Florida State University researchers led by physics doctoral student Campion Loong have achieved significant benchmarks in a study of the human cardiac protein alpha-tropomyosin, which is an essential, molecular-level ...
Cardiology Aug 31, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Turning the volume up too high on your headphones can damage the coating of nerve cells, leading to temporary deafness; scientists from the University of Leicester have shown for the first time.
Medical research Aug 29, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Using bioluminescent proteins from a jellyfish, a team of scientists has lit up the inside of a neuron, capturing spectacular video footage that shows the movement of proteins throughout the cell.
Neuroscience Aug 22, 2012 | 5 / 5 (6) | 0 |
A low dose of the sedative clonazepam alleviated autistic-like behavior in mice with a mutation that causes Dravet syndrome in humans, University of Washington researchers have shown.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 22, 2012 | 3.7 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Researchers have made a major advance in efforts to regenerate damaged hearts.
Medical research Aug 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Concussions and even lesser head impacts may speed up the brain's natural aging process by causing signaling pathways in the brain to break down more quickly than they would in someone who has never suffered ...
Neuroscience Jul 31, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
The first study of a procedure to make three-dimensional "maps" of electrical signals in children's hearts could help cardiologists correct rapid heart rhythms in young patients, according to new research presented at the ...
Cardiology Jul 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers have long been interested in discovering the ways that human brains represent thoughts through a complex interplay of elec-trical signals. Recent improvements in brain recording and statistical methods have given ...
Neuroscience Jun 26, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |