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2014-10-24 02:45:29

Scientists have described a way to convert human skin cells directly into a specific type of brain cell affected by Huntington’s disease, an ultimately fatal neurodegenerative disorder.

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.

2013-08-26 11:51:32

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

Salk-Gladstone Study Helps Scientists Decode Circuitry That Guides Brain Function
2013-06-28 09:51:01

The power of the brain lies in its trillions of intercellular connections, called synapses that together form complex neural "networks."

2012-12-05 12:55:24

Inside the brains of mice and men alike, a relatively big football-shaped region called the thalamus acts like a switchboard, providing the prefrontal cortex, the part that does abstract thinking and decision-making, with most of its information.

Skin Cells Create Stem Cells In Huntington Disease Study
2012-06-29 09:13:31

Researchers recently announced that they were able to produce stem cells from skin cells from a person who had severe, early-onset form of Huntington Disease.

2011-09-21 19:44:41

A team of neuroscientists at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) has succeeded in creating what amounts to a GPS system for locating and tracking a vital class of brain cells that until now has eluded comprehensive identification, particularly in living animals.

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2010-10-18 11:53:45

Mount Sinai researchers have discovered how cocaine corrupts the brain and becomes addictive.

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2010-08-12 19:36:20

Single neurons in the brain are surprisingly good at distinguishing different sequences of incoming information according to new research by UCL neuroscientists.


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