What's SSUP? The Sample, Simulate, Update cognitive model developed by MIT researchers learns to use tools like humans do.
Nov. 24, 2020 • ~5 min
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Fluorescent imaging technique simultaneously captures different signal types from multiple locations in a live cell.
Nov. 23, 2020 • ~7 min
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Neuroscientists find that isolation provokes brain activity similar to that seen during hunger cravings.
Nov. 23, 2020 • ~8 min
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Whether in the form of a discreet titter or a full-on roar, laughter comes with many benefits for physical and mental health.
Nov. 23, 2020 • ~8 min
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More viral outbreaks are likely. Researchers are working to thwart one, Venezuelan equine encephalitus virus, with a decoy molecule.
Nov. 20, 2020 • ~7 min
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A new wireless chip tested in rats could pave the way for advances in our understanding of how the brain works, researchers say.
Nov. 19, 2020 • ~4 min
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Massachusetts General Hospital researchers examined six patients using a specialized magnetic resonance technique and found that COVID-19 patients with neurological symptoms show some of the same metabolic disturbances in the brain as patients who have suffered oxygen deprivation from other causes.
Nov. 18, 2020 • ~4 min
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"...there are deficits and differences in the overall structure of the brain that are apparent decades after [lead exposure]."
Nov. 18, 2020 • ~6 min
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"This is one of the first studies to [show] procedures for defining people in preclinical stages of Alzheimer's disease who do and do not show signs..."
Nov. 12, 2020 • ~6 min
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