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Flickering light could one day be a powerful neurological switch for brain disorders — if scientists can learn how to harness it properly

[USA] One of the major goals of neuroscience is to be able to switch brain cells on and off in a non-invasive way. It could help patients Continue reading Flickering light could one day be a powerful neurological switch for brain disorders — if scientists can learn how to harness it properly

Toxin in blue-green algae blooms may increase risk of Alzheimer’s and other neurological diseases

[USA] Long-term exposure to a toxin produced by blue-green algal blooms can trigger tangles in the brains of animals similar to those seen in the brains of humans with Alzheimer’s disease Continue reading Toxin in blue-green algae blooms may increase risk of Alzheimer’s and other neurological diseases

LED device uses wireless tech, algae gene to manipulate mouse brains' neurons

[USA] Scientists have developed a lightweight light-emitting diode (LED) device that wirelessly stimulates nerves in mouse brains, in order to map its functions. They used a peppercorn-size glowing implant weighing 20 to 50 Continue reading LED device uses wireless tech, algae gene to manipulate mouse brains' neurons

Omega 3 Ingredients Market – Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast 2015 – 2021

[Global] Increasing consumer awareness about healthy eating and balanced diet is one of the major factors driving the demand for omega 3 ingredients globally. Algae, fish oil, krill and squid are rich source of omega 3 fatty acids such as EPA and DHA. With the rising Continue reading Omega 3 Ingredients Market – Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast 2015 – 2021