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Bipolar Disorder discovery at the nano level for the first time.

A nano-sized discovery by Northwestern Medicine scientists helps explain how bipolar disorder affects the brain and could one day lead to new drug therapies to treat the mental illness. 341 more words

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Researchers identify link between diabetes and Alzheimer's Disease.

Researchers from Princeton University and the University of California-San Diego (UCSD) recently found that an immune-system protein called MHCI, or major histocompatibility complex class I, moonlights in the nervous system to help regulate the number of synapses, which transmit chemical and electrical signals between neurons. 979 more words

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Exen

Mein Freund, der Ex-Banker, sagt Anna ist nicht sein Fall. Anna sagt vice versa und knufft ihn hart am Arm. Einmal zusammen in einer Bar und so was von einer anderen Auffassung von Spaß. 388 more words

Brain Stuff

Synapse

And warmth flowed down every vein

Into every crevice, every crack

Suture, spark, synapse

That was all it took

And there was love again.

Poetry

Meet the Brain-Inspired Computer Chip

Dr. Dharmendra Modha led Project SyNAPSE Lab to create a technology that, someday soon, will transform these possibilities into reality. Inspired by the cognitive functioning of the human brain, Modha and his team created a chip that can meld the “left brain” capabilities of our current computers with “right brain” capabilities – like comprehending visual imagery, spatial awareness, and interpreting speech. 57 more words

IBMers In Action

Install Synapse on Ubuntu 14.04

Synapse is an amazing little tool that I now systematically install when I have a fresh version of Ubuntu on my computer. It allows the user to search very quickly for an app to launch, a file to open or even to search something on the Internet. 215 more words

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