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Musical Training Could Boost Blood Flow To The Brain

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A new study shows just 30 minutes of musical training can increase blood flow to the left hemisphere, the area of the brain that controls language. Video provided by Newsy


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Stanford Scientists Bring Clarity to Mouse Brain

Stanford Scientists Bring Clarity to Mouse Brain

Reuters (Apr. 11, 2013) — Researchers at Stanford University in California have developed a process that renders an intact mouse brain transparent. By replacing the opaque fatty components in the brain with a transparent hydrogel, the wiring and molecular structure of the brain become clear to see with visible lite and chemicals. The research opens a door to new imaging techniques that could potentially be applied to human organs.
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Diabetes Diet Tips: Best Foods to Control Blood Sugar & Lose Fat

Diabetes Diet Tips: Best Foods to Control Blood Sugar & Lose Fat

Buzz60 (Nov. 7, 2014) — Eating highly processed, high sugar foods is increasing waistlines and the threat of developing diabetes. Fitness Expert John Basedow (@JohnBasedow) gives some of the best low glycemic foods to control blood sugar and insulin levels including chicken breast, salmon, oatmeal, sweet potatoes, spinach, broccoli, other vegetables, strawberries, blueberries, raw nuts and the spice cinnamon. Video provided by Buzz60
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Dragonfly Backpacks to Probe Secrets of the Brain

Dragonfly Backpacks to Probe Secrets of the Brain

Reuters (Nov. 8, 2013) — Scientists in the US are planning to map the brain activity of the dragonfly as it hunts, using a specially built backpack to transmit electrical signals from the insect's active neurons to a computer. The researchers believe that, if successful, their experiments could shed lite on how the human brain functions and how degenerative diseases like Parkinson's and Alzheimer's develop. Rob Muir reports.
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