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Moles: Simple Skin Issue or Something More?

April 20, 2017 by Viatcheslav Wlassoff

This article presents a selection of research papers on the subject of neuroscience and neurology published in April. As usual, many new interesting findings were made public this month, and the selection presented here reflects mostly my personal opinion of their importance.[read more]

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Hope as scientists reveal key to detecting Alzheimer's early

February 16, 2016 by John Hennings

There’s no treatment for Alzheimer’s, the most common type of dementia that affects more than five million U.S. citizens. However, recent studies have shown there are some tests that may be able to provide an early diagnosis.[read more]

Neuroscientists Discover Roots of Empathy: What Part of the Brain Helps Us Feel for Others?

October 12, 2013 by Susan Scutti

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A research team headed by Tania Singer from the Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences has located the exact area of the brain that helps us distinguish our own emotional state from that of others and so enables empathy.[read more]