Anesthetic drastically diverts the travels of brain waves

Journal Reference: Sayak Bhattacharya, Jacob A. Donoghue, Meredith Mahnke, Scott L. Brincat, Emery N. Brown, Earl K. Miller. Propofol Anesthesia Alters Cortical Traveling Waves. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 2022; 1 DOI: 10.1162/jocn_a_01856 Imagine the conscious brain as a sea roiling with the collisions and dispersals of waves of different sizes and shapes, swirling around and … Read more

Study reveals set of brain regions that control complex sequences of movement

Journal Reference: Duo Xu, Mingyuan Dong, Yuxi Chen, Angel M. Delgado, Natasha C. Hughes, Linghua Zhang, Daniel H. O’Connor. Cortical processing of flexible and context-dependent sensorimotor sequences. Nature, 2022; 603 (7901): 464 DOI: 10.1038/s41586-022-04478-7 The research, they say, could one day help scientists find ways to target those regions in people and restore motor function … Read more

Calming overexcited neurons may protect brain after stroke

Journal Reference: Laura Ibanez, Laura Heitsch, Caty Carrera, Fabiana H. G. Farias, Jorge L. Del Aguila, Rajat Dhar, John Budde, Kristy Bergmann, Joseph Bradley, Oscar Harari, Chia-Ling Phuah, Robin Lemmens, Alessandro A. Viana Oliveira Souza, Francisco Moniche, Antonio Cabezas-Juan, Juan Francisco Arenillas, Jerzy Krupinksi, Natalia Cullell, Nuria Torres-Aguila, Elena Muiño, Jara Cárcel-Márquez, Joan Marti-Fabregas, Raquel … Read more

Genomic sequencing is changing prognosis, treatment for patients with brain cancer

Journal Reference: Yalan Zhang, Calixto-Hope G Lucas, Jacob S Young, Ramin A Morshed, Lucie McCoy, Nancy Ann Oberheim Bush, Jennie W Taylor, Mariza Daras, Nicholas A Butowski, Javier E Villanueva-Meyer, Soonmee Cha, Margaret Wrensch, John K Wiencke, Julieann C Lee, Melike Pekmezci, Joanna J Phillips, Arie Perry, Andrew W Bollen, Manish K Aghi, Philip Theodosopoulos, … Read more

An ocean in your brain: Interacting brain waves key to how we process information

Journal Reference: Sergei Gepshtein, Ambarish S. Pawar, Sunwoo Kwon, Sergey Savel’ev, Thomas D. Albright. Spatially distributed computation in cortical circuits. Science Advances, 2022; 8 (16) DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.abl5865 “We now have a new understanding of how the computational machinery of the brain is working,” says Albright, the Conrad T. Prebys Chair in Vision Research and director … Read more

CBI 5 The Brain trailer : ‘ആ 20 മിനിറ്റിലുണ്ട് എല്ലാ സംശയങ്ങള്‍ക്കും ഉത്തരം’, ‘സിബിഐ 5’ ട്രെയിലര്‍

CBI 5 The Brain trailer ആ 20 മിനിറ്റിലുണ്ട് എല്ലാ

Kochi, First Published Apr 22, 2022, 8:24 PM IST മമ്മൂട്ടി നായകനായ ചിത്രം ‘സിബിഐയുടെ അഞ്ചാം’ ഭാഗത്തിനായി ആരാധകര്‍ ആകാംക്ഷയോടെ കാത്തിരിക്കുകയാണ്. കെ മധുവിന്റെ സംവിധാനത്തില്‍ മമ്മൂട്ടി ‘സേതുരാമയ്യര്‍’ ആയി വരുമ്പോള്‍ എല്ലാവരും പ്രതീക്ഷകളിലാണ്. .മമ്മൂട്ടിയുടെ ‘സിബിഐ’ അഞ്ചാം സിനിമയെ കുറിച്ചുള്ള വിശേഷങ്ങള്‍ ഓണ്‍ലൈനില്‍ തരംഗമാകുന്നു. ഇപ്പോഴിതാ മമ്മൂട്ടി ചിത്രം ‘സിബിഐ 5 ദ ബ്രെയിൻ’ ട്രെയിലര്‍ പുറത്തുവിട്ടിരിക്കുകയാണ് (CBI 5 The Brain trailer). ‘ആ 20 മിനിറ്റിലുണ്ട് ബാലുവിന്റെ എല്ലാ സംശയങ്ങള്‍ക്കുമുള്ള ഉത്തരം’ … Read more

Unexpected protein could play role in common brain disorder

Journal Reference: Yi Xiao Jiang, Qin Cao, Michael R. Sawaya, Romany Abskharon, Peng Ge, Michael DeTure, Dennis W. Dickson, Janine Y. Fu, Rachel R. Ogorzalek Loo, Joseph A. Loo, David S. Eisenberg. Amyloid fibrils in disease FTLD-TDP are composed of TMEM106B not TDP-43. Nature, 2022; DOI: 10.1038/s41586-022-04670-9 Now, UCLA biochemists have discovered such fibrils in … Read more

Study shows easy, computationally-light model can simulate complex brain cell responses

Journal Reference: Yota Tsukamoto, Honami Tsushima, Tohru Ikeguchi. Non-periodic responses of the Izhikevich neuron model to periodic inputs. Nonlinear Theory and Its Applications, IEICE, 2022; 13 (2): 367 DOI: 10.1587/nolta.13.367 Learning how neurons respond to different signals can further the understanding of cognition and development and improve the management of disorders of the brain. But … Read more

Study explores effects of extended spaceflight on brain

Journal Reference: Giuseppe Barisano, Farshid Sepehrband, Heather R. Collins, Steven Jillings, Ben Jeurissen, James A. Taylor, Catho Schoenmaekers, Chloë De Laet, Ilya Rukavishnikov, Inna Nosikova, Liudmila Litvinova, Alena Rumshiskaya, Jitka Annen, Jan Sijbers, Steven Laureys, Angelique Van Ombergen, Victor Petrovichev, Valentin Sinitsyn, Ekaterina Pechenkova, Alexey Grishin, Peter zu Eulenburg, Meng Law, Stefan Sunaert, Paul M. … Read more

A key brain region for substance use disorders now has a searchable atlas of distinct cell populations

Journal Reference: Robert A. Phillips, Jennifer J. Tuscher, Samantha L. Black, Emma Andraka, N. Dalton Fitzgerald, Lara Ianov, Jeremy J. Day. An atlas of transcriptionally defined cell populations in the rat ventral tegmental area. Cell Reports, 2022; 39 (1): 110616 DOI: 10.1016/j.celrep.2022.110616 The VTA is important for its role in the dopamine neurotransmission involved in … Read more

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