Naked Neuroscience

Naked Neuroscience - BNA sponsored episode

Thu, 20th Feb 2014

Naked in a Brain Bank

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Reporting from New Zealand on how a bank of frozen human brains is acting as a reference library, how a Hindu resolves religious and scientific beliefs and scientists creating human brain circuits in a dish in order to piece together the jigsaw of Huntington’s Disease.

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In this edition of Naked Neuroscience - BNA sponsored

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  • 00:00 - Living with Huntington's Disease

    Richard Price describes how his wife Heather is affected by Huntington's Disease.

  • 06:44 - Visiting a Brain Bank

    How a bank of frozen human brains is acting as a reference library, how a Hindu resolves conflicting religious and scientific beliefs.

  • 13:26 - What do human brains tell us?

    A bank of hundreds of frozen human brains from Huntington’s Disease patients, and also healthy controls. What do they tell us?

  • 20:38 - Creating human brain circuits

    Growing brain cells in a petri dish to form a brain network. How similar these cells are to a conscious, living human brain?

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