Neuroscience News

11/17/2017

‘Maturity’ Molecule Helps Adolescent Brain Grow Up

Yale-led study suggests laminin alpha 5 molecule is crucial to the maturing of the adolescent brain.

11/13/2017

Experts Call for Ethics Rules to Protect Privacy, Free Will as Brain Implants and AI Merge

Scientists call for ethical guidelines to cover the evolving use of neurotechnologies to enhance or restore human capabilities.

10/23/2017

Interneuron Networks Control Distinct Elements of The Brain´s Positioning System

Two distinct classes of interneurons orchestrate independent cell classes of the positioning system.​

10/13/2017

New Smell Test Could Aid Early Detection of Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s

New tests detected smell loss more reliably than conventional options.​

10/13/2017

Stress Has Dramatically Different Effects on Male and Female Mouse Brains

Paper describes “remarkable” differences in the way the brains of males and females respond to stress.​

09/28/2017

Protein Pair Keeps Brain Function Stable

Disease may result when self-regulation goes awry, researchers say

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.​

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