Mapping the communications hub of the brain

The thalamus acts as central communications hub for the brain, relaying information from the senses and other brain parts. Despite its importance, however, it is far from being fully understood.


A new 3D digital atlas of the brain of vertebrates

The tissues of every living organism develop from a few cells that divide and move until they reach their final destination and position. The process of how a certain tissue or organ is formed is called morphogenesis, and ...

Sleep apnea

AI model can diagnose obstructive sleep apnea

A random forest (RF) model has similar accuracy to a support vector machine (SVM) for differentiating patients with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), according to a study published online Oct. 12 in the Journal of Sleep Research.


Research team reveals underpinnings of how motor memory forms

When you are first learning how to ride a bicycle or play a musical instrument, your physical movements are uncoordinated at best. But with time and lots of repetition, your brain's motor neurons create a kind of shorthand ...

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