Neuroscience News

08/12/2016

Researchers "Reprogram" Network of Brain Cells with Thin Beam of Light

Groups of activated neurons may form the basic building blocks of learning and memory.

08/10/2016

Neurodevelopmental Model of Williams Syndrome Offers Insight into Human Social Brain

Rare genetic condition may shed light on biology and behavior of persons with autism and other social disorders.

08/07/2016

New Understanding of Thirst Emerges from Brain Study

Neurons ‘predict’ drinking’s restorative effects well before they unfold.

07/15/2016

New Approach Exposes 3D Structure of Alzheimer’s Proteins Within the Brain

A team of The Rockefeller University scientists used a new approach, known as iDISCO, that makes brain tissue transparent.

07/12/2016

X Marks the Spot: Imaging Study in Mice Sheds Light on How the Brain Draws a Map to a Specific Destination

Scientists track brain-cell activity of mice in real time, gain insight into how the brain stores and organizes information

07/09/2016

Small Molecule Keeps New Adult Neurons from Straying, May Be Tied to Schizophrenia

Salk study shows the microRNA miR-19 helps budding adult brain cells stay on track.

07/04/2016

Awardees of the Mentoring and PhD Prizes 2016 Have Been Announced

New FENS-KAVLI Network of Excellence awards to David Attwell and Linda Katona.

07/04/2016

Announcing the Selection of 15 NEW FENS-Kavli Scholars

European neuroscience investigators are chosen for their research excellence, future promise.

06/23/2016

A New View of Brain Development: Scientists Uncover Striking Differences Between the Adult and Newborn Mouse Brain

Findings shed new light on how the growing brain feeds itself.

06/08/2016

Tarantula Toxins Offer Key Insights Into Neuroscience of Pain

May be used as tools to study disorders ranging from Irritable Bowel Syndrome to Epilepsy.

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