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2013-06-20 23:31:36

A new study examining the brains of fruit flies reveals a novel stem cell mechanism that may help explain how neurons form in humans.

Nuclear Bomb Tests Shed Light On Neurogenesis In The Human Hippocampus
2013-06-09 08:56:54

Despite a longstanding view that an adult brain is incapable of generating new neurons, researchers have discovered that a person’s hippocampus is constantly generating more of them.

2013-05-15 23:02:15

Decreasing the amount of oxygen traditionally used when culturing stem cells for use in neurological therapies could drastically affect their survival rate.

Study: Experience Builds Neural Connections, Differentiates Twins
2013-05-10 17:28:25

Based on research involving mice twins, an individual’s personal experiences add to the neural connections within the brain, allowing that individual to deviate in its own unique way.

Salk Researchers Study Neuroscience Behind Finding Lost Items
2013-03-21 18:20:17

Jonas Salk was responsible for the eradication of polio, now the institute named for him is tackling an even more universally deleterious condition.

Specific Brain Region Plays Important Role In Reducing Anxiety
2013-03-07 09:13:26

A research team led by the Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) has found the first evidence that selective activation of a key brain region can reduce anxiety without affecting learning.

2012-12-03 20:50:08

Down syndrome is a neurodevelopmental disorder that is the leading cause of genetically defined intellectual disability.


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.