Advancing Basic Science for Humanity
A Yale research team has identified a gene that when eliminated can spur regeneration of axons in nerve cells severed by spinal cord injury.
Salk team charts pathway for fear in worms to reveal more about human anxiety
Technique doesn’t require the addition of sensing molecules from outside the cells.
Adult ‘neurogenesis,’ observed in other species, appears not to occur in humans.
Study demonstrates that stem cells in the mouse brain don’t divide in a self-renewing fashion.
The team found the brain can begin processing value just 80 milliseconds after seeing something.
The immune signal, IL-33, is crucial in allowing the brain to maintain the optimal number of synapses during development.
Columbia University-led study reveals a key mechanism that guides this fundamental aspect of movement.
Controlling these neurons with light let scientists reduce or increase anxiety in mice.
A team at Rockefeller developed a system to model Huntington’s in human embryonic stem cells for the first time.