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Epilepsy Research Aided by Sea Lions With Seizures

KQED Science | March 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Epilepsy Research Aided by Sea Lions With Seizures

Some sea lions suffer from a form of epilepsy that bears a striking resemblance to epilepsy in humans. That insight could help scientists develop treatments and eventually find a cure for temporal lobe epilepsy, one of the most common forms that people get.

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Our Ten Favorite Science Sounds of 2013

KQED Science | December 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

Our Ten Favorite Science Sounds of 2013

From whales and elephant seals to brain music and killer electrons, our best sounds of the year.

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What Does an Epileptic Seizure Sound Like?

KQED Science | October 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

What Does an Epileptic Seizure Sound Like?

A neurologist collaborates with a music professor to translate the electrical signals of hidden seizures into sound. The result: a "stethoscope for the brain."

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Epilepsy Reveals the Brain in Action

KQED Science | September 20, 2013 | 3 Comments

Epilepsy Reveals the Brain in Action

It's common sense: If you want to study the brain, open it up and take a look. That's not an opportunity scientists often get. One rare exception: patients with severe epilepsy, who volunteer their time as research subjects in the course of their treatment.

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