The Feng lab has developed a next-generation optogenetic system for non-invasive stimulation of neurons.
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Survey from the Saxe Lab aims to measure the toll of social isolation during the Covid-19 pandemic.
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Using magnetic nanoparticles, scientists stimulate the adrenal gland in rodents to control release of hormones linked to stress.
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A specialized MRI sensor reveals the neurotransmitter’s influence on neural activity throughout the brain.
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Neuroscientists discover how a key brain region combines visual and spatial information to help us find our way.
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MISTI Global Seed Funds program has delivered $22 million to faculty since 2008.
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A new study may explain why people with autism are often highly sensitive to light and noise.
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Stimuli that sound or look like gibberish to humans are indistinguishable from naturalistic stimuli to deep networks.
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Findings in mice suggest targeting certain brain circuits could offer new ways to treat some neurological disorders.
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