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According to environmental scientists, the climate is changing due to the burning of fossil fuels and deforestation. Research shows environmental change can affect the brain and behavior.
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Neuroscience and technology have a symbiotic relationship. Learn how advances in neuroscience are advancing technologies and vice versa.
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As scientists unlock more of the neurological secrets of the bilingual brain, they're learning that speaking more than one language may have cognitive benefits that extend from childhood into old age.
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Lethal glioma tumors are one of the most devastating diseases because they are so difficult to treat, much less cure. But now scientists are on track to find potential treatments.
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The discovery of light-activated molecules is enabling scientists to develop new tools to explore how specific types of nerve cells are interconnected and how they function in circuits in the brain.
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Everybody gets thirsty. The urge to drink fluids is a natural instinct regulated by a negative feedback loop between the brain and other organs in the body.
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Thanks to research advances, scientists are learning how and why smoking and schizophrenia are so tightly linked. Now, enhanced knowledge is helping scientists develop drugs to treat this debilitating disorder.

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Jeff Hawkins knows how much we expect technology to replicate human capabilities, he invented the Palm Pilot. See how neuroscience will affect future technology.
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Treo creator Jeff Hawkins urges us to take a new look at the brain.
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In this video, doctors, researchers, and patients explain the causes and effects of Huntington's disease.
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In this video, doctors, researchers, and patients explain the causes and effects of movement disorders.
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In this video, doctors, researchers, and patients explain the causes and effects of Parkinson's disease.
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