This complex web of fibres is in fact a digital model of a small chunk of rat brain — containing 31,000 neurons, 37 million synapses and the ability to fire just like a living chunk of grey matter. Read More >>
Understanding how the brain works is important, but going hands-on to test drugs or other treatments can be difficult. Which is why a team from Brown University has created these miniature ball-shaped brains for use in the lab. Read more >>
If you don't want to need a host of steroidal injections in your neck, you don't want to develop occipital neuralgia – a condition that seems to be caused by constantly looking down at handheld devices.