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Lighting The Way To Understand The Brain
2013-04-05 10:10:33

Scientists can see which cells communicate with each other in the brain, by flipping a neural light switch

2013-01-09 12:33:50

An experimental oral drug given to mice after a spinal cord injury was effective at improving limb movement after the injury, a new study shows.

2012-12-19 13:52:01

Tomás and Deans have identified a protein needed for neuron organization in the developing retina.

Promising Nerve Research From Stem Cells Plus Nanofibers
2012-11-07 15:29:57

Researchers coax cells to grow and myelinate along thin fibers, with potential use in testing treatments for neurological diseases

rhesus monkey
2012-11-07 14:49:05

Dr. Elizabeth Buffalo recently talked with redOrbit about her team’s discovery of grid cells in rhesus monkeys and what this could mean for the future of neuroscience.

2012-11-01 23:10:49

A gene that is associated with regeneration of injured nerve cells has been identified by scientists at Penn State University and Duke University.

Monkeys Deconstruct The World Through Triangular Grids
2012-10-29 09:16:42

Researchers at Emory University have shown that some primates visually deconstruct the world through triangular grids.

Researchers Find Easier Way To Perform Macular Degeneration Eye Test
2012-10-08 12:33:58

Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD) is a condition that generally occurs in people over the age of 50, but also occurs in higher numbers in people who smoke, who are white, and people who have a family history of the often debilitating condition.

2012-08-01 11:33:14

Wayne State University School of Medicine researchers, working with colleagues in Canada, have found that one or more substances produced by a type of immune cell in people with multiple sclerosis (MS) may play a role in the disease's progression.


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.