Neuroscience News

06/24/2016

New doubts on Zika as cause of microcephaly

Brazil's microcephaly epidemic continues to pose a mystery

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.

06/23/2016

Smell tells intruder mice how to behave

The hypothalamus may contain additional sets of distinct cells wired to respond to other specific social contexts

06/20/2016

New brain map could enable novel therapies for autism and Huntington’s disease

Brain connectivity atlas assists in the understanding of mental and neural disorders

06/20/2016

Inovio Pharmaceuticals and GeneOne Life Science Receive Approval for First-in-Man Zika Vaccine Clinical Trial

Inovio and Gene One receive approval to initiate a phase I human trial to evaluate Inovio's Zika DNA vaccine

06/20/2016

American Epilepsy Society Supports the Next Generation of Researchers with Early Career Funding

AES has partnered with the the Epilepsy Foundation, etc. to nurture the next generation of researchers

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.

06/08/2016

Researchers Find New Signs of Stress Damage in the Brain, Plus Hope For Prevention

In mice, chronic stress remodels connections in a little-studied part of the amygdala.

06/01/2016

9 SCIENTIFIC PIONEERS TO RECEIVE THE 2016 KAVLI PRIZES

This year’s laureates were selected for the direct detection of gravitational waves, the invention and realization of atomic force microscopy, and for the discovery of mechanisms that allow experience and neural activity to remodel brain function.

05/30/2016

Effects of Maternal Smoking Continue Long After Birth

Early exposure to nicotine can trigger genetic changes that affect formation of connections between brain cells long after birth.

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