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Videos: A (Very) Close Look Inside the Zebrafish Brain

Source: National Geographic Phenomena Blog

Eric Betzig of HHMI’s Janelia Farm Research Campus reports a new technology that dramatically sharpens microscopic images of neurons in a zebrafish.

PET Scans Offer Clues on Vegetative States

Source: New York Times

A study found that a significant number of people labeled vegetative had received an incorrect diagnosis and actually had some degree of consciousness.

Study Finds Brain Changes in Young Marijuana Users

Source: The Boston Globe

Occasional marijuana smokers show abnormalities in two key areas of their brain related to emotion, motivation, and decision making, according to a new study.

Brain Tumor Risk Higher for Teens Who Stop Growing Later

Source: LiveScience

Teens who take longer to reach their full height may be at increased risk for certain types of brain tumors later in life, a new study suggests.

Pressure Sensors to Help Prevent Pain for Amputees

Source: BBC

Researchers have developed a new type of pressure sensor - dubbed a "second skin" - which they say could prevent dangerous sores.

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