Neuroscience News

02/22/2017

Crowdsourcing Effort Helps Researchers Predict How a Molecule Will Smell

Mathematical model can forecast the scent a molecule will evoke.

02/17/2017

Mouse Studies Offer New Insights About Cocaine’s Effect On the Brain

Study shows how a protein called WAVE1 regulates the brain’s response to cocaine.

02/14/2017

Pinpointing a Genetic 'Switch' That Offers Clues to Evolutionary Origins of Fine Motor Skills

Findings highlight diversity of cells in central nervous system required for movement​

02/08/2017

Zapping Between Channels In the Retina

Investigating the biological basis of vision: Tübingen neuroscientists analyse the ‘division of labour’ in the retina.

02/03/2017

Study: Lack of Sleep Inhibits Brain's Ability to Form New Memories

Rest lets mice recalibrate neurons that help solidify lessons learned, research suggests

01/27/2017

Scientists Pinpoint Fetal Cells ‘Vulnerable’ to Later Life Stress

Researchers have developed a way to identify cells damaged prior to birth that survive but are more vulnerable to stress later in life.

01/19/2017

Worms Have Teenage Ambivalence, Too

Salk scientists find that neurological changes mark transition from ambivalent adolescent to capable adult in the roundworm

01/17/2017

Rice to Host Visionary Kavli Meetings On Sensing

Halas, Smalley-Curl Institute will organize ‘Grand Challenges’ meetings

01/14/2017

Multiregional Brain On A Chip

Model allows researchers to study how diseases like schizophrenia impact different regions of the brain simultaneously

01/09/2017

Here’s Why You Don’t Feel Jet-Lagged When You Run a Fever

Link between sleep/wake cycles and core body temperature discovered in mice.

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