The gene variant disrupts lipid metabolism, but in cell experiments the effects were reversed by choline supplements.
March 3, 2021 • ~7 min
A new computational approach for analyzing complex datasets shows that as disease progresses, neurons and astrocytes lose the ability to maintain homeostasis.
Feb. 24, 2021 • ~6 min
Research finds that as one looks around, mental images bounce between right and left brain as they shift around in our visual system.
Feb. 8, 2021 • ~8 min
Expanding tissue samples before sequencing allows researchers to pinpoint locations of RNA molecules.
Jan. 28, 2021 • ~7 min
Findings suggest this hippocampal circuit helps us to maintain our timeline of memories.
Jan. 11, 2021 • ~6 min
Neuroscientists find that interpreting code activates a general-purpose brain network, but not language-processing centers.
Dec. 15, 2020 • ~7 min
A new algorithm capable of inferring goals and plans could help machines better adapt to the imperfect nature of human planning.
Dec. 14, 2020 • ~8 min
Unbiased, high-throughput analysis pipeline improves utility of “minibrains” for understanding development and diseases such as Zika infection.
Dec. 14, 2020 • ~9 min
Opioid receptor MOR1 changes discovered in neurodegenerative disease model.
Dec. 10, 2020 • ~5 min
Adding a module that mimics part of the brain can prevent common errors made by computer vision models.
Dec. 3, 2020 • ~8 min