February 8, 2016
Treating inherited retinal disease and deafness are likely near-term
January 25, 2016
Synaptic-level changes encode memories in the short
term. Could changes at the synapse-support structure, the PNN, encode
January 19, 2016
DNA damage and repair
are widely studied by cancer biologists and immunologists; now neuroscientists
are taking a look
January 11, 2016
Growing evidence of a link between inflammation and
mood suggests new pathways to possible treatments.
January 7, 2016
While scientists are learning how important emotional
input is to nearly every aspect of cognition, behavior, and disease,
understanding how that works is a tangled puzzle.
December 28, 2015
hope to treat neural injuries and disease by correcting the brain’s network dynamics.
December 21, 2015
neo-natal intensive care units (NICUs) do wonders at keeping prematurely born
babies alive, they haven’t focused on helping their brains get back on track. An intervention that adds maternal scents and touches as early as possible may
December 9, 2015
By imaging his own brain more than once a week for 18
months, researcher Russell Poldrack investigates variability and individual
December 7, 2015
could be a powerful new neuroscientific tool.
November 30, 2015
“I don’t think, going forward, that neuroscientists
are going to be fully capable of doing all the great things they want to do
without a level of comfort with computational analysis,” said NIH Director
Francis Collins said at the recent Society for Neuroscience annual meeting.
November 23, 2015
Researchers find clues to why teens binge and which
brain areas may be most susceptible to danger during this sensitive period.
November 19, 2015
New research suggests that neurodegenerative disease,
like neurodevelopmental disorders, may actually start with the synapse, the
small gap between two neurons in which neurochemical messages are passed.
November 11, 2015
The need to rethink mental illness in neuroscience terms was the
dominant note of the 27th annual New York Mental Health Research Symposium of
the Brain and Behavior Research Foundation.
November 9, 2015
Connection to community and family should be a
patient’s right, whether that person is fully conscious or minimally conscious,
argued researcher Joseph Fins at the Society for Neuroscience annual meeting.
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October 28, 2015
Researchers find signs that the motor and psychiatric
troubles sometimes seen in babies born prematurely may be present before birth.