Brain Abnormalities Linked To Chronic Fatigue

People suffering from chronic fatigue syndrome are often told that their condition isn't real — that it's all in their head. It turns out this is true — but in a very literal sense. Researchers have learned that the brains of CFS patients have very specific brain abnormalities, a discovery that will lead to better… » 10/30/14 9:30am 10/30/14 9:30am

No, this isn't a petrified bowl of spaghetti — it's what the white matter in your brain looks like. The Franklin Institute 3D-printed this remarkably complex model for a new exhibit. Skeptics said it couldn't be done, but the finished product accurately reflects the 2,000 strands of nerve cells found in the brain. » 7/01/14 8:30am 7/01/14 8:30am

The First Map Showing All the Connections in Your Brain's White Matter

Scientists have created the first map of the ways that the white matter in our brains connects with itself, and with our grey matter. The takeaway? It works like a scaffold, researchers say — and some connections are much more important than others. » 2/11/14 1:39pm 2/11/14 1:39pm

Mysterious white matter may be more important than gray matter in your…

Grey matter is fundamental to our minds - indeed, it's so important that the term is often used to refer the brain as a whole. But it turns out that white matter may be where our thinking happens. » 11/04/10 11:25am 11/04/10 11:25am