Monthly Archives: January 2014

Michael Schumacher’s traumatic brain injury explained

Seven times Formula 1 World Champion and holder of a huge number of driving records, Michael Schumacher is thought of as the greatest F1 driver of all time, a champion among champions. On 29th December last year on a ski … Continue reading

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Playing at a better future: Could video games improve your life?

Your brain is plastic. No, not like the picture to the right but in the sense that everything which makes us who we are (our thoughts, beliefs and understanding of the world around us) can be subject to change. This … Continue reading

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First patients enrolled on study aimed to improve outcome following brain injury.

Formed from around 80-90 billion neurons and with a consistency so soft you could cut it with a table knife, the brain is a delicate vulnerable organ. Unfortunately, despite its hard outer shell (the skull), the brain is still susceptible … Continue reading

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Science in 2014: What will the future hold?

The new year is usually reserved for looking back and reflecting over what has just gone. But it’s also a good time to look forward into the upcoming year and think about what it may bring. Science is no exception … Continue reading

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