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"Off the Record": Bad for Scientists, Bad for Science

Let me tell you a story about how people invested in scientific discovery sometimes actively impede scientific progress. I'm a science and medical journalist and the editor of the Multiple Sclerosis Discovery Forum, a web site for MS researchers and clinicians...

June 12, 2014 — Robert Finn

U.S. Big Brain Project Takes Next Big Step

The group of neuroscientists  that is advising the Obama administration’s Big Science brain project delivered to the NIH its final report on June 5 with a recommendation that $4.5  billion be spent through the 2025 federal fiscal year to develop a set of advanced technologies that will enhance understanding of how neural circuitry works...

June 5, 2014 — Gary Stix

Mothers' Lead Exposure Could Affect Newborns' Brains

Pregnant women exposed to lead had newborns who scored slightly lower on tests measuring reflexes and other skills tied to brain development, according to a new study from China

June 4, 2014 — Lindsey Konkel and Environmental Health News
The Science of Concussion and Brain Injury

The Science of Concussion and Brain Injury

How medicine, sports and society are trying to heal and protect the brains of millions amidst the growing awareness of the long-lasting effects of traumatic head injury

May 13, 2014

What Is Vertigo? [Video]

  // Learn what causes dizziness in this new video from Scientific American‘s Instant Egghead series. In this short movie, I explain how your inner ears work to help you balance, orient yourself and see what’s around you in a stable fashion...

May 12, 2014 — Ingrid Wickelgren
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