Advancing Basic Science for Humanity
She is being honored for her work on the genetic and neural mechanisms that control behavior in roundworms.
Discovery with lab-grown stem cells could be used to identify potential therapies.
Scientists have discovered a network of brain cells that allows animals to keep track of where they are when they are not moving.
A hormone called amylin is part of the complex circuit controlling consumption.
Yale study suggests the formation of the brain’s white matter is affected throughout life in individuals with the disorder.
Animal studies suggest greater emphasis for better results and highlight key role of brain system in rebuilding structure and function.
Young worms can form permanent, imprinted memories.
Study substantiates a simple mechanical framework for how the human brain folds
Neutered strain of rabies virus maps brain activity in real time; can shed light on how brain cells guide behavior
Data from the Salk Institute shows brain’s memory capacity is in the petabyte range, as much as entire Web