Posts Tagged "Neuroscience"

Study links brain scans to genes

Several genes which contribute to brain size have been identified by a consortium called Enigma. Over 30,000 brain scans were compared with people’s DNA, which has located genes which affect the size of structures in the brain as well as its overall volume. Paul Thompson, a neuroscientist who is the

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Brain of Henry Molaison is Reconstructed

A 3D reconstruction of the brain that made the biggest contribution to neuroscience will allow scientists to continue to get insights into the brain for years to come. The brain of Henry Molaison (known to science until his death in 2008 as ‘Patient HM’), who was left with no short-term

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