Neuroscience News

10/13/2017

New Smell Test Could Aid Early Detection of Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s

New tests detected smell loss more reliably than conventional options.​

10/13/2017

Stress Has Dramatically Different Effects on Male and Female Mouse Brains

Paper describes “remarkable” differences in the way the brains of males and females respond to stress.​

09/28/2017

Protein Pair Keeps Brain Function Stable

Disease may result when self-regulation goes awry, researchers say

09/18/2017

‘Light Saber’ Offers Precise Tool to Decipher Cell Function

Protein derived from oats is tethered to ‘cell-suicide’ enzyme in new technique​

09/07/2017

Bone-Derived Hormone Reverses Age-Related Memory Loss in Mice

Study also identified possible target for novel therapies​

09/05/2017

Hidden Deep in the Brain, a Map That Guides Animals’ Movements

With miniature mobile microscopes, scientists uncover a map that is used by the brain to guide our movements.​

09/05/2017

Love Your Beauty Rest? You Can Thank These Brain Cells

Hopkins researchers find new sleep-promoting cells.​

08/25/2017

How the Human Brain Detects the ‘Music’ of Speech

Groups of Neurons Respond to Changes in Vocal Pitch Crucial to Conveying Meaning, Study Finds​

08/23/2017

Mapping the Brain, Neuron by Neuron

Scientists mapped the learning and memory center of the fruit fly larva brain, an early step toward mapping how all animal brains work.​

08/16/2017

First Mutant Ants Shed Light on Evolution of Social Behavior

Rockefeller researchers modified a gene essential for sensing the pheromones that ants use to communicate.​

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