Scientists distinguish brain regions based on what they do, but now have a new way to overlay information about how they are built.
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Study also finds specific frequency bands of brain waves associated with encoding, or inhibiting encoding, of sensory information across the cortex.
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New statistical model may help scientists understand how animals infer whether surroundings are novel or haven’t changed enough to be a new context.
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Unique survey of gene expression by cell type in humans and mice reveals several deficits affecting the most vulnerable neurons.
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Among study’s many surprises may be a new way to address Fragile X syndrome — by finding a “protein X.”
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To spy on worms for days on end, Picower Institute scientists invent a new open-source microscopy platform.
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The lateral septum encodes spatial information with a special emphasis on where the reward lies.
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MIT researchers pinpoint mechanism and demonstrate that drugs could help.
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Knocking out the immune cytokine IL-6 exacerbates symptoms in HD model mice, affects neural connection genes.
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Chemical process called ELAST allows labeling probes to infuse more quickly, and makes samples tough enough for repeated handling.
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