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The Making of Medicine

Tag: neuroscience

This is a digital illustration of a human brain.
Big Brain Discoveries From 2020

As we approach the end of the year, it seems like a good time to look back at some our major discoveries of 2020. Here are some involving the brain and diseases that affect it.

Dr. J. Javier Provencio holds a clipboard in a clinic.
Improving Care for Coma

When you have a loved one in a coma, it is agony hoping that they wake up and that they emerge as they were. The uncertainty, the unanswered questions, the stress … and all you can do is wait.

Headshots of Sihan Li and Jung-Bum Shin.
Understanding Hearing Sensitivity

Two of our neuroscience researchers have made a surprising discovery about how people, and other mammals, have such amazing hearing sensitivity.