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2014-01-24 11:52:18

In two studies in the January 24 issue of Science, researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University used advanced imaging techniques to provide a window into how the brain makes memories.

Scientists Demonstrate Ability to Erase Memories
2013-09-10 17:21:45

While the selective deletion of memories may sound like science fiction, neuroscientists from The Scripps Research Institute have demonstrated just that in mice in rats.

Cocaine Rapidly Rewires Brain
2013-08-26 10:11:02

When introduced to cocaine, the neurons in mice brains become rapidly rewired to begin looking for the drug, and researchers say this discovery could explain the first steps of addiction in humans.

2012-02-20 13:52:58

New connections between brain cells emerge in clusters in the brain as animals learn to perform a new task.

Mouse Study Sheds Light On Controlling Hunger
2012-02-08 14:40:15

Researchers have revealed that the neural circuits controlling hunger and eating behaviors are also controlled by plasticity.

Wake-sleep Patterns Affect Brain Synapses During Adolescence
2011-10-10 04:39:10

An ongoing lack of sleep during adolescence could lead to more than dragging, foggy teens, a University of Wisconsin-Madison study suggests.

Breakthrough Brain Study Reveals Stress Code
2011-10-04 04:43:18

Neuroscience team discovers new player in how brain deals with stress.

2011-09-13 12:13:23

Neurons in the brain play a role as an electric wire conveying an electrical signal.


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