A unique group of neurons lights up in female mosquitoes only when they're eating the combined ingredients of blood, researchers report.
Oct. 14, 2020 • ~6 min
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A new study in mice reveals more information about how long-term memory works. Researchers also found how they can manipulate the process.
Oct. 8, 2020 • ~5 min
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"Organoids" let researchers watch brain development to find new info about the earliest stages of Angelman syndrome, a complex genetic disorder.
Sept. 17, 2020 • ~5 min
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An enzyme called chondroitinase ABC that regrows damaged nerve tissue in animals has been too unstable for human use. New work could change things.
Sept. 8, 2020 • ~6 min
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Evidence that fat-burning neurons can grow in response to leptin suggests a potential way to promote weight loss, say researchers.
July 23, 2020 • ~6 min
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There could be ways to speed up biological clocks, researchers say. That could be help people adapt to the time change associated with long distance travel.
July 13, 2020 • ~4 min
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By treating the brain as a network, researchers say they can use artificial intelligence and EEG data to ID and locate seizures in real time.
July 6, 2020 • ~7 min
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Does COVID-19 affect the brain? A new study shows that the coronavirus can infect the human brain cells and multiply.
July 2, 2020 • ~4 min
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"...this discovery could be of immense consequence for treating a myriad of brain conditions..."
June 25, 2020 • ~5 min
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To see how mobility loss affects the brain, a neuroscientist wore a pink cast and spent lots of time in an MRI machine. Here are the findings.
June 19, 2020 • ~8 min
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