Advancing Basic Science for Humanity
New Salk Institute work outlining brain’s visual process could improve self-driving cars and point to therapies for sensory impairment
New Salk method efficiently grows human astrocytes in a dish, advancing studies of stroke, Alzheimer’s and depression.
Salk and UC San Diego scientists conducted vast microglia survey, revealing links to neurodegenerative diseases and psychiatric illnesses.
The device could enable doctors to perform safer, more precise brain surgeries.
A Q&A with Nathaniel Sawtell about the brain's ability to distinguish ‘self’ from ‘other’.
The compass signal in the fly brain bears a strong resemblance to the navigation system in rats.
Study investigated the origins of our ability to understand what other people are thinking.
The antidepressant tianeptine works via the mu opioid receptor, like morphine, and also relieves pain.
Three interdisciplinary teams of researchers will develop novel tools and methods in the field of microbiome research.
The advancement has the potential to guide the development of therapies to treat and cure disease.