Brain cell that makes you laugh - found
"It is highly speculative to conclude that it is a "comedy cell", and even if it were it is just one cell in this study of many cells."
The critical finding, says Prof Fried, was that the same select nerve cells went into action when people recalled these memories too.
Hmmm. I guess it wasn't as important to funniness as everyone thought:
"'Comedy brain cell' that responds to humour found" - Telegraph.co.uk
"'Comedy Brain Cell' That Responds To Humour Found" - Digg
"Found: The comedy brain cell" - Chortle
Prof Fried is a downer.