Neuroscience

New approach to brain imaging leaves skulls intact in mice

Observing the brain without creating any breaks in the skull is an emerging technology for those studying various brain-related diseases. Current technology is advancing, but issues around light penetration, limited imaging ...

Neuroscience

Repeated concussions can thicken the skull, study finds

New research has found that repeated concussions can thicken the structure of skull bones. Previous studies have shown damage to the brain following concussion, but have not looked at the brain's protective covering.

Surgery

Surgery may be avoided for children with rare skull tumor

Surgery can usually be avoided in children with a rare tumor of the skull, based on new research by investigators from Weill Cornell Medicine, NewYork-Presbyterian, Nicklaus Children's Hospital, the University of Texas ...

Neuroscience

New insights on the importance of skull channels for brain health

Investigators led by a team at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) that previously discovered tiny channels in the skull have now found that cerebrospinal fluid (also known as "brain water") can exit the brain into the skull's ...

Genetics

Scientists create novel genetic model of Down syndrome in rats

In pursuit of better ways to test new therapies and further explore the impacts of the unique genetics associated with Down syndrome, researchers at Johns Hopkins Medicine and Tottori University in Japan have genetically ...

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