Chemical process called ELAST allows labeling probes to infuse more quickly, and makes samples tough enough for repeated handling.
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Drug compound, tested in mice, could be effective in treating the leading heritable cause of intellectual disability and autism.
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Reactivating an enzyme that promotes DNA repair can help to reverse age-related cognitive decline in mice.
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Neurons that store abstract representations of past experiences are activated when a new, similar event takes place.
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Neuroscientists identify genes that modulate the disease’s toxic effects.
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The same neurons responsible for encoding reward also form new memories to suppress fearful ones.
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An immune molecule sometimes produced during infection can influence the social behavior of mice.
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Scientists pinpoint the role of a receptor in vision degradation in amblyopia.
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Postdoc Héctor De Jesús-Cortés works to build up the STEM pipeline from his homeland to MIT and beyond.
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Clumps of amyloid protein emerge early in deep regions, such as the mammillary body, and march outward in the brain along specific circuits.
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