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2010-10-04 22:58:35

A researcher from the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry at the University of Alberta has discovered a mechanism underlying some forms of obesity and addictions which could lead to a treatment for both diseases.

2010-08-18 13:41:32

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital scientists identify a novel feedback mechanism that regulates differentiation of adult neural stem cells.

2010-07-08 15:06:52

Scientists have identified a chemical that makes new neurons grow.

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2010-07-08 14:40:07

Scientists have discovered a compound that restores the capacity to form new memories in aging rats, likely by improving the survival of newborn neurons in the brain's memory hub.

2010-04-09 07:45:16

Geneticists have known for two decades that fragile X syndrome, the most common inherited cause of intellectual disability, is due to the functional loss of fragile X mental retardation protein (FMRP) in the brain.

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2009-12-27 17:15:00

Neuroscientists create stimulus-specific sustained activity patterns in brain circuits maintained in vitro.

2009-09-23 13:40:00

Scientists now have a better understanding of a perplexing gene that is associated with susceptibility for a wide spectrum of severely debilitating mental illnesses.

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2009-07-09 13:55:00

Although the fact that we generate new brain cells throughout life is no longer disputed, their purpose has been the topic of much debate.

2009-01-29 08:25:00

"Remember when…?" is how many a wistful trip down memory lane begins. But just how the brain keeps tabs on what happened and when is still a matter of speculation.

2009-01-05 08:30:13

Diabetics aren't the only ones who need to monitor their blood sugar.


Word of the Day
deuteragonist
  • A person in a secondary role, specifically the second most important character (after the protagonist).
The word 'deuteragonist' comes from a Greek word meaning 'an actor of second-class parts'.
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