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Brain's activity map makes stable 'fingerprint' - BBC News
Neuroscientists say they can distinguish between individuals using a map of how different brain regions "pair up" in brain activity scans.
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The difficult task of reading the brain - BBC News
- Despite advances in neuroscience, when an area of the brain 'lights up" it does not tell us as much as we'd like about the inner workings of the mind.
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Does brain structure determine your political views? - BBC News
- Timandra Harkness investigates whether our political views are linked to the physical make-up of our brains.
Brain's taste secrets uncovered - BBC News
- The brain has dedicated neurons for each of the five taste categories - salty, bitter, sour, sweet and umami - scientists have discovered.
Fingerprints 'can reveal drug use' - BBC News
- Scientists say they can figure out if someone has been taking drugs by analysing their fingerprint.
Blood chemical predicts brain decline - BBC News
- Scientists discover a chemical in blood that indicates whether people will have declining brain function in the years to come.
Peeking into the brain's filing system - BBC News
- Neuroscientists are building up a surprisingly clear picture of exactly where our memories live.