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An Illusion that Explains Why Typos Are So Hard to Catch

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from Live Science

Human Brain: Facts, Functions & Anatomy

from ScienceDaily

'Master regulator' of obesity? Distant IRX3 gene appears to interact with obesity-related FTO gene mutations

Being overweight appears related to reduced levels of a molecule that reflects brain cell health in the hippocampus, a part of the brain involved in memory, learning, and emotions, and likely also involved in appetite control, according to a new study.

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The Human Brain // Some body parts are immensely complex. It contains some 100 billion nerve cells—about as many as the number of stars in our galaxy. Each of those cells branches off into thousands of connections with other cells. Scientists say that a human brain could contain all the information in all the world’s libraries and that its storage capacity may, in fact, be unfathomable. Your works are wonderful, as my soul is very well aware.” (Psalm 139:14)

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from BBC News

Miniature 'human brain' grown in lab

Miniature 'human brain' grown in lab By James Gallagher Health and science reporter, BBC News

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