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The Intricate Workings of the Human Brain

Meeri Kim

The Intricate Workings of the Human Brain

The human brain is a enormously complex organ. Some of its functions were discussed during #LINO70 in two sessions.

Free Will: all in our Heads?

Neysan Donnelly

Free Will: all in our Heads?

Can studying brain activity tell us more about free will?

The Ageing Brain

Judith M. Reichel

The Ageing Brain

Everyone does it, we barely understand it, and as of now, there is no way of stopping it: ageing. What causes our downfall as we get older and can we stop it?

The Hungry Brain

Judith M. Reichel

The Hungry Brain

What connects Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, certain kinds of cancer and obesity? According to several recent studies, the microbiome as part of the gut-brain axis connects all of them and plays a pivotal role when it comes to disease etiology and treatment responsiveness. What connects Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, certain kinds of cancer and obesity? According to several recent studies, the microbiome as part of the gut-brain axis connects all of them and plays a pivotal role when it comes to disease etiology and treatment responsiveness. 

Stefano Sandrone

Nobel Prize 2014: Seahorses, navigation and love

7 things to know about the 2014 Laureates in Physiology or Medicine and their research.

Alexander Bastidas Fry

The future of biomedicine is in neuroscience?

The impact of chemistry and physics to biomedicine apparently has its future in neuroscience according to Erwin Neher. The entire panel discussed various topics (you can read about some of the highlights here), but for me Neher dominated the conversation with his visions of the brain. Erwin Neher (who moved from physics to neuroscience during his […]