Advancing Basic Science for Humanity
Glial cells can control the shape and function of specific nerve endings.
Novel tool expected to speed research on brain and drug development.
Study suggests same neural mechanism that interrupts body movement also interrupts cognition.
Salk team’s improved rabies virus technology maps neurons across large swaths of nervous system.
Jean-Pierre Changeux has been awarded the prestigious Thon Prize, given by Norway’s Olav Thon Foundation.
A protein found in stem cells of the developing human brain and retina may make the cells vulnerable to the virus.
Researchers working with Drosophila flies have brought us one step closer to understanding the biology of eating.
For first time, researchers show functional benefit in animal model of key motor control system.
Findings suggest a group of neurons in the hypothalamus play a vital role in maintaining blood glucose levels.
The discovery grew out of studies of the proteins that strengthen and weaken synapses.