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Explaining Brain Circuitry By Dodging Dots
2014-07-09 03:49:18

A neuroscience study provides new insight into the primal brain circuits involved in collision avoidance, and perhaps a more general model of how neurons can participate in networks to process information and act on it.

2014-06-23 09:44:21

Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have discovered a fundamental mechanism by which the brain maintains its internal balance.

2014-05-26 13:08:30

"Aha" moments are rare in medical research, scientists say.

2014-04-25 10:11:04

Scientists have bioengineered, in neurons cultured from rats, an enhancement to a cutting edge technology that provides instant control over brain circuit activity with a flash of light.

2014-04-25 10:04:46

Nearly a decade ago, the era of optogenetics was ushered in with the development of channelrhodopsins, light-activated ion channels that can, with the flick of a switch, instantaneously turn on neurons in which they are genetically expressed.

Using Bumetanide For Chloride Reduction May Prevent Autism
2014-02-07 06:09:46

Clinical trials in which a drug is administered to young children with already-developed symptoms of autism are showing progress in reducing autistic behaviors. The results offer a new understanding on how chloride reduction can halt risk of autism.

2013-10-07 12:19:08

The cerebral cortex contains two major types of neurons: principal neurons that are excitatory and interneurons that are inhibitory, all interconnected within the same network.

2013-08-26 11:51:32

We've all heard the saying "you can't teach an old dog new tricks."

2012-11-23 10:56:34

The cerebral cortex of the human brain has been called "the crowning achievement of evolution."

2012-06-18 11:01:12

Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children's Hospital have identified commensal bacteria in the human intestine that produce a neurotransmitter that may play a role in preventing or treating inflammatory bowel diseases such as Crohn's disease.


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