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Depression can easily pass down from a mother to her daughter

Hands of a mother and her daughter (Source: iipdigital.usembassy.gov)
Hands of a mother and her daughter (Source: iipdigital.usembassy.gov)

Main Point:

Emotions can easily move down from mother to her daughter, i.e. daughters have more chances of getting from their mother a brain structure that is involved in emotion, especially depression. Continue reading Depression can easily pass down from a mother to her daughter

Our brain can store information of the entire web (or more)

Brain (Source: CDC)
Our brain can store information of the entire web (or more)(Image Source: CDC)

Main Point:

Memory capacity of brain is about 10 times more than previous estimations, which is in the petabyte range, i.e. almost equivalent to the entire Web. Continue reading Our brain can store information of the entire web (or more)

Fungal infection is likely the cause of Alzheimer’s disease

Fungal infection is probably the cause of Alzheimer's disease (Credit: Ars Electronica/Flickr)
Fungal infection is probably the cause of Alzheimer’s disease (Credit: Ars Electronica/Flickr)

Main Point:

Fungal infections are related to the Alzheimer’s disease and can be among the important causes of this disorder. Continue reading Fungal infection is likely the cause of Alzheimer’s disease