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Latest Unsolved problems in neuroscience Stories

2012-05-03 09:10:09

Mount Sinai School of Medicine researchers have succeeded in developing a biosynthetic polyphenol that improves cognitive function in mice with Alzheimer's disease (AD).

2012-05-02 11:41:06

A new mouse model of delirium developed by Wellcome Trust researchers has provided an important insight into the mechanisms underlying the condition, bringing together two theories as to its causes.

2012-05-01 23:03:45

Researchers at Mount Sinai School of Medicine have gained insight into the mechanism by which a pathological brain protein called tau contributes to the progression of Alzheimer’s disease (AD)

2012-04-27 11:28:14

The following research from NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/ Columbia University Medical Center is being presented at the 64th annual meeting of the American Academy of Neurology (AAN), April 21-26, 2012, in New Orleans.

2012-04-26 22:27:51

Scientists at the Gladstone Institutes have unraveled a process by which depletion of a specific protein in the brain contributes to the memory problems associated with Alzheimer's disease.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.