Current Biology

Where do memories live?

Memory is one of the many brain functions that have fascinated generations of neuroscientists. It is a cerebral phenomenon that accompanies us throughout our lives and gives a colorful meaning to our experiences. Good and ...

Sep 08, 2016
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Babies' painkiller problem

You're in hospital and you need to have a blood test: What do you think would reduce your pain? Sucrose (sugar water)? Painkillers? You probably went with option 2. But in babies option 1 is often prescribed.

Aug 19, 2016
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Analyzing a worm's sleep

Elephants, cats, flies, and even worms sleep. It is a natural part of many animals' lives. New research from Caltech takes a deeper look at sleep in the tiny roundworm Caenorhabditis elegans, or C. elegans, finding three ...

Aug 19, 2016
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