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2012-04-27 00:01:19

The ability to navigate using spatial cues was impaired in mice whose brains were minus a channel that delivers potassium — a finding that may have implications for humans with damage to the hippocampus, a brain structure critical to memory and learning.

2012-03-08 15:57:15

A new study lead by the Neuroscience Institute of Alicante reveals how manipulating the endocannabinoid system can modulate high levels of impulsivity.

2012-03-06 23:06:47

Stop exercising, eat as much as you want ... and still lose weight?

2012-03-05 10:40:19

A deterioration of working memory is observed in people who consume drugs containing cannabinoid compounds found in cannabis leaves and buds.

2012-03-02 01:30:30

A major downside of the medical use of marijuana is the drug's ill effects on working memory, the ability to transiently hold and process information for reasoning, comprehension and learning.

2011-07-12 12:49:29

Humans are getting older and older, and the number of people with dementia is increasing.

2011-06-07 06:28:14

Definitive proof of an adverse effect of chronic marijuana use could lead to potential drug treatments and aid other research involved in cannabinoid receptors, a neurotransmission system receiving a lot of attention.

2011-06-06 20:00:52

Definitive proof of an adverse effect of chronic marijuana use revealed at SNM's 58th Annual Meeting could lead to potential drug treatments and aid other research involved in cannabinoid receptors, a neurotransmission system receiving a lot of attention.

2011-05-12 07:28:58

Scientists have discovered a new role for a biological pathway that not only signals the body's metabolic response to nutritional changes but also affects lifespan.


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.