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Social Symptoms In Autistic Children Could Be Caused By Hyper-connected Neurons - Science News - redOrbit

Social Symptoms In Autistic Children Could Be Caused By Hyper-connected Neurons - Science News - redOrbit | Brain-1 | Scoop.it
The brains of children with autism show more connections than the brains of typically developing children do.
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'Brainbow,' version 2.0: Researchers refine breakthrough system for producing images of brain, nervous system

'Brainbow,' version 2.0: Researchers refine breakthrough system for producing images of brain, nervous system | Brain-1 | Scoop.it
(Medical Xpress)—The breakthrough technique that allowed scientists to obtain one-of-a-kind, colorful images of the myriad connections in the brain and nervous system is about to get a significant upgrade.
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Significant improvements in brain imaging.  Adding more colors and stabilizing them reduces the difficulty in automating discovery of connections.  

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Caltech | Caltech Researchers Develop Gene Therapy to Boost Brain Repair for Demyelinating Diseases

Caltech | Caltech Researchers Develop Gene Therapy to Boost Brain Repair for Demyelinating Diseases | Brain-1 | Scoop.it
Our bodies are full of tiny superheroes—antibodies that fight foreign invaders, cells that regenerate, and structures that ensure our systems run smoothly.
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Prospect of High-Field MRI

Prospect of High-Field MRI | Brain-1 | Scoop.it
High-Field MRI provides high resolutions, well-defined chemical shift spectra and large data acquisition rates, and may bring about a paradigm shift in medicine through the in-vivo observation of metabolism.
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First micro-structure atlas of the human brain completed | KurzweilAI

First micro-structure atlas of the human brain completed | KurzweilAI | Brain-1 | Scoop.it
Rendering of long white-matter fiber bundles (credit: CONNECT) European scientists have built the first atlas of white-matter microstructure in the human
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Cutting-edge MRI techniques for studying communication within the brain | KurzweilAI

Cutting-edge MRI techniques for studying communication within the brain | KurzweilAI | Brain-1 | Scoop.it
Researchers from the University of Wisconsin, Madison have presented innovative magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) techniques that can measure changes in the
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How to map the 100 billion neurons in the brain | KurzweilAI

How to map the 100 billion neurons in the brain | KurzweilAI | Brain-1 | Scoop.it
MIT neuroscientist Sebastian Seung believes mapping of of the human brain's 100 billion neurons can be done --- one cubic millimeter of brain tissue at a
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10 Incredibly Strange Brain Disorders

10 Incredibly Strange Brain Disorders | Brain-1 | Scoop.it
You're used to relying on your brain. Whatever else happens, your personal lump of gray matter will take in the world, and respond to it in a fluid and predictable way.
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A statistical model of the network of connections between brain regions | KurzweilAI

A statistical model of the network of connections between brain regions | KurzweilAI | Brain-1 | Scoop.it
Researchers at the University of Cambridge have developed a simple mathematical model of the brain which provides a remarkably complete statistical account
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Computer modelling: Brain in a box

Computer modelling: Brain in a box | Brain-1 | Scoop.it
Henry Markram wants €1 billion to model the entire human brain. Sceptics don't think he should get it.
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Nutrient mixture improves memory in patients with early Alzheimer’s - MIT News Office

Nutrient mixture improves memory in patients with early Alzheimer’s - MIT News Office | Brain-1 | Scoop.it
In clinical trial, mixture developed at MIT appears to help overcome loss of connections between brain cells.
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These Lasers Could Help Cure Brain Diseases | IdeaFeed | Big Think

These Lasers Could Help Cure Brain Diseases | IdeaFeed | Big Think | Brain-1 | Scoop.it
Researchers have designed a type of laser technique that is able to distinguish the bad -- specifically, the proteins responsible for Alzheimer's and similar diseases -- from the good. Simply locating them could make removing them much easier.
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The man who hand-draws mathematical fractals - New APPS: Art, Politics, Philosophy, Science

The man who hand-draws mathematical fractals - New APPS: Art, Politics, Philosophy, Science | Brain-1 | Scoop.it
One of the subjects I work with, JP, has acquired synesthesia and acquired savant syndrome. This happened as a result of a brutal assault in 2002, during which he was kicked and hit on the head.
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New automated imaging to greatly speed whole-brain mapping efforts

New automated imaging to greatly speed whole-brain mapping efforts | Brain-1 | Scoop.it
A new technology developed by neuroscientists at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) transforms the way highly detailed anatomical images can be made of whole brains.
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Scientists create first realistic 3D reconstruction of a brain circuit

Scientists create first realistic 3D reconstruction of a brain circuit | Brain-1 | Scoop.it
Researchers from the lab of Nobel laureate Bert Sakmann, MD, PhD at the Max Planck Florida Institute (MPFI) are reporting that, using a conceptually new approach and state-of-the-art research tools, they have created the first realistic...
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Cancer drug shows promise in reversing Alzheimer’s symptoms in mice | KurzweilAI

Cancer drug shows promise in reversing Alzheimer’s symptoms in mice | KurzweilAI | Brain-1 | Scoop.it
Neuroscientists at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine have found that bexarotene, a drug currently prescribed to treat cancer, appears to
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Making an Old Brain Young | MIT Technology Review

Making an Old Brain Young | MIT Technology Review | Brain-1 | Scoop.it
Scientists are developing new ways to manipulate the brain’s normal plasticity.
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Prospective Alzheimer’s drug builds new brain-cell connections | KurzweilAI

Prospective Alzheimer’s drug builds new brain-cell connections | KurzweilAI | Brain-1 | Scoop.it
PET scan of a human brain with Alzheimer's disease (credit: US National Institute on Aging, Alzheimer's Disease Education and Referral Center/Wikimedia
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Low-cost mini-sensor measures magnetic activity in human brain | KurzweilAI

Low-cost mini-sensor measures magnetic activity in human brain | KurzweilAI | Brain-1 | Scoop.it
A miniature atom-based magnetic sensor developed by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) that operates at room temperature has set a
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How the brain routes traffic for maximum alertness :: UC Davis News & Information

How the brain routes traffic for maximum alertness :: UC Davis News & Information | Brain-1 | Scoop.it
A new UC Davis study shows how the brain reconfigures its connections to minimize distractions and take best advantage of our knowledge of situations.

“In order to behave efficiently, you
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Following Up on HDAC2 and Limited Reversal of Alzheimer's Disease Symptoms in Mice

Following Up on HDAC2 and Limited Reversal of Alzheimer's Disease Symptoms in Mice | Brain-1 | Scoop.it
A few years ago, researchers demonstrated a way to reverse some of the effects of Alzheimer's disease - a method that, interestingly, didn't involve targeting buildup of beta amyloid, presently...
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