Neuroscience News

09/18/2017

‘Light Saber’ Offers Precise Tool to Decipher Cell Function

Protein derived from oats is tethered to ‘cell-suicide’ enzyme in new technique​

09/07/2017

Bone-Derived Hormone Reverses Age-Related Memory Loss in Mice

Study also identified possible target for novel therapies​

09/05/2017

Hidden Deep in the Brain, a Map That Guides Animals’ Movements

With miniature mobile microscopes, scientists uncover a map that is used by the brain to guide our movements.​

09/05/2017

Love Your Beauty Rest? You Can Thank These Brain Cells

Hopkins researchers find new sleep-promoting cells.​

08/25/2017

How the Human Brain Detects the ‘Music’ of Speech

Groups of Neurons Respond to Changes in Vocal Pitch Crucial to Conveying Meaning, Study Finds​

08/23/2017

Mapping the Brain, Neuron by Neuron

Scientists mapped the learning and memory center of the fruit fly larva brain, an early step toward mapping how all animal brains work.​

08/16/2017

First Mutant Ants Shed Light on Evolution of Social Behavior

Rockefeller researchers modified a gene essential for sensing the pheromones that ants use to communicate.​

08/14/2017

New Kinds of Brain Cells Revealed

Salk and UC San Diego scientists analyzed methylation of neurons to find new subtypes.​

08/09/2017

How the Tongue Keeps Its Tastes Straight

Signals sent by tongue’s taste cells prevent the brain from confusing bitter and sweet.​

08/03/2017

In Witnessing the Brain’s ‘Aha!’ Moment, Scientists Shed Light on Biology of Human Consciousness

Study in human participants lends insight into how the brain transforms unconscious information into conscious thought.

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