neuroscience

Discovery Could Have Major Effect on Preventing Brain Aging

Posted in Science on 28th Jul, 2018
by Alex Muller

Aging vessels connecting the brain and the immune system play critical roles in both Alzheimers disease and the decline in cognitive ability that comes with time,

This parasite might turn you into an entrepreneur

Posted in Science on 26th Jul, 2018
by Alex Muller

Infection with the T. gondii parasite has been correlated with an increase in risky behaviours perhaps even such as starting a new business.

Study links Alzheimer's disease with liver function and diet

Posted in Medicine on 25th Jul, 2018
by Alex Muller

New research suggests obesity that affects the liver could play a part in the long-term onset of Alzheimer's and dementia.

Study links obstructive sleep apnea with changes to brain structure typical of dementia

Posted in Medicine on 24th Jul, 2018
by Alex Muller

OSA, where the walls of the throat relax and narrow during sleep stopping breathing, is known to reduce levels of oxygen in the blood.

Google researchers create AI that maps the brains neurons

Posted in Software on 17th Jul, 2018
by Alex Muller

Mapping the structure of biological networks in the nervous system, a field of study known as connectomics, is computationally intensive. Luckily, AI can help.