Science News: Our Weekly Picks from Around the Web

So You Think About Dance?
“Spectators experience some of the same brain impulses as the dancers they’re watching.” (03/30/2012)

A Beautiful Mind
“The human brain is an organized, 3D grid composed of elegant, ribbon-like fibers.” (03/29/2012)

Brain Matures with Puberty in Teens
“In a study of 67 teenagers, researchers have discovered that the timing of the brain’s maturing is closely related to puberty in teenagers.” (03/31/2012)

Bilingualism helps keep Alzheimer’s at bay, researchers say
“Bilingualism helps protect the aging brain and may even postpone signs of dementia, a new review of recent studies indicates.” (03/30/2012)

Albert Einstein brain samples go on display
“Wellcome Collection exhibition also features brains of suffragette, 19th-century killer and ancient Egyptian” (03/27/2012)

{Photo: By Nazareth College from Rochester, NY, USA (Bend and Snap Uploaded by Ekabhishek) [CC-BY-2.0], via Wikimedia Commons}

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