Advancing Basic Science for Humanity
Scientists mapped the learning and memory center of the fruit fly larva brain, an early step toward mapping how all animal brains work.
Rockefeller researchers modified a gene essential for sensing the pheromones that ants use to communicate.
Salk and UC San Diego scientists analyzed methylation of neurons to find new subtypes.
Signals sent by tongue’s taste cells prevent the brain from confusing bitter and sweet.
Study in human participants lends insight into how the brain transforms unconscious information into conscious thought.
Rockefeller scientists have for the first time described how SSRIs initiate their action by targeting a particular type of nerve cell.
Rockefeller scientists identified two new populations of cells in the brain that potently regulate appetite.
Male and female flies deal with these competing imperatives in fundamentally different ways.
Study in mice answers long-standing scientific question about the brain’s ability to drive movement.
Researchers will aim to invent an implanted brain-interface device that could transform how artificial systems enhance brain functions.