"Organoids" let researchers watch brain development to find new info about the earliest stages of Angelman syndrome, a complex genetic disorder.
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The brain's way to remove waste, the glymphatic system, is synced to circadian rhythms, research in mice shows. The findings may be bad news for nappers.
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Your sleep today can forecast when you might get Alzheimer's, a new study shows. Researchers say improving your sleep could help ward off the disease.
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"...this signal was sensitive enough to distinguish the 'good' from the 'better' or 'super-synchronizers,' as we sometimes call them."
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New research outlines a method of showing how fast-acting drugs affect the brain within minutes to hours of being taken.
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Brains scans of people who have obsessive-compulsive disorder reveal that "different brains respond to different treatments."
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The discovery that fruit fly brains add chromosomes as an anti-aging defense may help answer questions about human age-related brain disease.
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A new study shows that exercise can help relieve depression symptoms in young adults. It also shows that it may be possible to predict who'll benefit most.
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Electric fish use zaps to communicate but all that zapping can get confusing. When they sense their own signal, a brain function says, "Ignore it."
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