Body Systems

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Do microbes living in our gastrointestinal tracts influence the way our brains work? Hear from a scientist who has been studying this question for nearly a decade.
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Microglia patrol the brain, searching for signs of injury or infection and clearing away dead or damaged tissue.
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The millions of microorganisms residing in the gut form our “second brain.”
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The gut’s pacemaker cells keep food moving along.
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And other neuroscience news for the week of October 19, 2020.
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And other neuroscience news for the week of October 12, 2020.
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Several timekeeping brain regions work together to create our perception of time.
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Your body is even more vigilant about regulating and tracking its internal temperature than the best weather channel.
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And other neuroscience news for the week of September 21, 2020.
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Everyone experiences cramps. But we know less about their causes than you might expect.
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Smelling salts can revive someone who fainted, and some athletes have been spotted taking a whiff during games. How does this centuries-old treatment work?
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And other neuroscience news for the week of June 22, 2020.
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When the body’s temperature begins to rise, the brain’s health is on the line.
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3D Brain

An interactive brain map that you can rotate in a three-dimensional space.