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An electrical brain switch can shut off food cravings

12/25 18:28 Anonymous 0

Simon Makin, Scientific American2017-12-25T22:29:26Z•2017-12-25T22:29:26Z•The brain's reward system learns the actions that produce positive outcomes, such as obtaining food or sex.His team identified a “signature” of impulsive urges in part of the brain's reward-learning circuitry, the nucleus accumbens.

These gluten-free muffins boost brain health

These gluten-free muffins boost brain health

12/13 13:33 Anonymous 0

“Fiber is great for brain health indirectly because it helps the gut work more efficiently, which increases the quantity and quality of the nutrients delivered to the brain,” says McCabe.Secondly, the unrefined carbs in the gluten-free flour blend and carrots and bananas keep blood sugar steady, ideal for all-day brain function.

Check It Out: Give your brain a break with good reads

Check It Out: Give your brain a break with good reads

12/03 08:18 Anonymous 0

As I mentioned in last week’s column, it’s important to carve out some quiet time during the crazy weeks of December.Reading is one way to decompress, so I am offering end-of-the-year reading suggestions which, of course, are available at the library.

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Scientists create a recipe to make human blood-brain-barrier --

11/09 18:27 Anonymous 0

In a report published in Science Advances, researchers from the University of Wisconsin-Madison detail a defined, step-by-step process to make a more exact mimic of the human blood-brain-barrier in the laboratory dish.The new model will permit more robust exploration of the cells, their properties and how scientists might circumvent the barrier for therapeutic purposes.

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This mind-powered Renault car is controlled by brain waves

11/01 15:41 Anonymous 0

This could just be a normal story about a few people going for a ride, except all three  are driving the car at the same time.On Tuesday, Renault Sweden posted a fascinating (and sometimes harrowing) video revealing the details of a literal thought experiment that uses brain waves to control a vehicle.

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Brain Cupcakes

09/05 07:17 Anonymous 0

YieldMakes approximately 14-18 cupcakesIngredientsPink or white paper cupcake liners1 recipe batter for Red Velvet Cupcakes1 recipe Vanilla Butter Cream FrostingRed and black food coloringPastry bag and large round tipPreparation 1.Fill the cupcake liners two-thirds full with the batter and bake the cupcakes as directed in the recipe.

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Brain-Boosting Broth

11/14 09:15 Anonymous 0

Turn down the heat to maintain a gentle simmer and cook, uncovered, for 2 hours.Strain the broth through a fine-mesh sieve.

Brain Candy to Blow Your Nind; Laurie Berkner Entertains the kids Nov. 16 and Nov. 19

Brain Candy to Blow Your Nind; Laurie Berkner Entertains the kids Nov. 16 and Nov. 19

07/14 15:27 Anonymous 0

com/ and former co-host of the Emmy-nominated Discovery series "MythBusters," and Michael Stevens, creator of award-winning YouTube Channel "Vsauce" brings its mind-blowing show to Mayo Performing Arts Center on Thursday, November 16 at 7 pm.About Adam Savage
One of the most highly regarded and watched series on Discovery Channel, "MythBusters" ran for 14 earth-shattering years.