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Prenatal Exposure to Antidepressants Makes Rats Show Signs of Autism
Rats exposed to antidepressants just before and after birth show brain abnormalities and strange behaviors reminiscent of autism, a new study finds. 10/24/2011

IBM Supercomputer Simulates 4.5 Percent of Human Brain
IBM’s Blue Gene supercomputer can handle 4.5% percent of your brain’s processes – and might have all of them covered by 2019. 10/26/2011

Brain Scans Offer Peek Into People’s Dreams
It’s not quite “Inception,” but new research has allowed scientists to “read” some people as they dream. 10/28/2011

Brain gene activity changes through life
Studies track biochemical patterns from just after conception to old age 10/28/2011

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