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Attracting major investors: GreenLight on the international stage

In the last six months GreenLight Medicines has successfully out-licenced leads from its research, branching out internationally and attracting major investors.
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Can B vitamins improve cognitive function in older people with mild impairment?

Therese Pei Fong Chow Research Centre for Prevention of Dementia, the Chinese University of Hong Kong, discuss if B vitamins can improve cognitive function in older people.
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Brain diseases at the time of the COVID-19 pandemic

Prof Monica Di Luca, President, European Brain Council, highlights the importance of continuous prioritisation and attention to brain research during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Chemistry analysis: Microfluidic detection of intracellular nitric oxide levels

Jay Sibbitts, Prof Dr Stefan H. Bossmann and Prof Dr Christopher T. Culbertson, from Kansas State University, Department of Chemistry in the U.S., underline microfluidic detection of intracellular nitric oxide levels.
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PTSD: Can traumatic memories ever be re-written?

Researchers found that environmental light shown to affect retention of traumatic memories in flies, suggesting a real possibility of change for trauma survivors.
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How is fear formed in a brain suffering PTSD?

New research using a mouse model shows how pathological fear memory is formed in a brain suffering PTSD and how this could be changed.
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What women need to know about menopause and mental Health

Here, Dr Deborah Lee, Dr Fox Online Pharmacy, discusses everything that women need to know about menopause and the effects it can have on your mental health.
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Turning left, right or going straight: Using elementary navigation decisions to understand brain function

Dr Stanley Heinze, Associate Professor at Lund University’s Department of Biology, underlines his work on neuroscience, notably using elementary navigation decisions to understand brain function.
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Scientists discover new truths about the adolescent mind

A team based in the University of Cambridge and University College London published a research study to create understanding about development in the adolescent mind.
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A brief overview of advances in neurodegenerative diseases

Cecilia Van Cauwenberghe from Frost & Sullivan’s TechVision Group, provides an overview of Neurodegenerative Diseases.
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Vitamin B12 and brain health of older people

Here, Professor Timothy Kwok discusses the impact of vitamin B12 on the brain health of older people.
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Evaluating and treating mild traumatic brain injury

Gregory H Hipskind MD PhD and Jody L Mittiga DNM NP from Brain Injury Consulting LLC, reveal their thoughts on evaluating and treating mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI), including the role of SPECT and photobiomodulation therapy.
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Men born from older mothers at risk of heart problems

Researchers have found that placenta changes could suggest that male offspring are more at risk of heart problems later on in life.

Environmental exposures during early life influence adult disease risk

Carolyn R. Klocke and Pamela J. Lein discuss how an individual’s experiences during early life can influence their risk for disease as an adult.
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Education: Global citizenship for human flourishing

Dr Anantha Duraiappah and Nandini Chatterjee Singh from UNESCO, Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Education for Peace and Sustainable Development, share their views on the importance of global citizenship for human flourishing.
auditory development

The importance of patterned activity in the nervous system for auditory functions

George Ordiway, a PhD student in the laboratory of Dr. Jason Tait Sanchez at Northwestern University, discusses how patterned activity in the nervous system permits a wide range of biologically relevant functions, including auditory development.
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Understanding and producing words with high-school maths

Professor R. Harald Baayen, Quantitative Linguistics, University of Tübingen, explains how we can understand and produce words with high-school maths.
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Neuroscience: Managing change in the workplace

Hilary Scarlett, speaker, author and consultant at Scarlett & Grey, provides an insight into how we can manage change in the workplace and highlighting the importance of belonging, with a specific focus on neuroscience.
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What causes the powerful reasoning abilities of humans?

Research found neurological activity happening in the resting human brain that may explain our powerful reasoning abilities.
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Scientists find mental cause of ‘Uncanny Valley’ feeling

University of Cambridge scientists have discovered mechanisms in the brain that could be the cause of the 'Uncanny Valley' feeling, of looking at something near to human but not quite human.

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