One of the greatest challenges in neuroscience is to identify the map of synaptic connections between neurons. Called the "connectome," it is the holy grail that will explain how information flows in the ...
Neuroscience Sep 17, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (16) | 6 |
Science finally has the answers to questions such as, "Why does love make us do crazy things?"
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Ben W. Strowbridge, PhD, Professor of Neurosciences and Physiology/Biophysics, and Robert A. Hyde, a fourth year MD/PhD student in the neurosciences graduate program at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, ...
Neuroscience Sep 10, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
A low dose of the sedative clonazepam alleviated autistic-like behavior in mice with a mutation that causes Dravet syndrome in humans, University of Washington researchers have shown.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 22, 2012 | 3.7 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Vaginal birth triggers the expression of a protein in the brains of newborns that improves brain development and function in adulthood, according to a new study by Yale School of Medicine researchers, who ...
Neuroscience Aug 08, 2012 | 4.6 / 5 (10) | 0 |
Ask Assistant Professor of Psychology Joshua Buckholtz to explain his research into mental disorders, and hell likely start with a question thats got more to do with basic medicine: When is the ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 31, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 8
Korean scientists have used tiny stars, squares and triangles as a toolkit to create live neural circuits in a dish.
Neuroscience Jul 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Stanford University School of Medicine scientists have laid bare a novel molecular mechanism responsible for the most important symptom of major depression: anhedonia, the loss of the ability to experience pleasure. While ...
Medical research Jul 11, 2012 | 4.3 / 5 (6) | 6 |
Japanese researchers developed a gene transfer technique that can "eliminate" a specific neural circuit in non-human primates for the first time in the world.
Neuroscience Jun 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Neurons come in an astounding assortment of shapes and sizes, forming a thick inter-connected jungle of cells. Now, UCL neuroscientists have found that there is a simple pattern that describes the tree-like shape of all neurons.
Neuroscience Jun 20, 2012 | 4.6 / 5 (7) | 2 |
A collaborative research team led by Professor Tadashi ISA from The National Institute for Physiological Sciences, The National Institutes of Natural Sciences and Fukushima Medical University and Kyoto University, developed ...
Neuroscience Jun 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is among the most common, distressing, and disabling medical consequences of combat or other extremely stressful life events. The first-line treatment for PTSD is exposure therapy, a type ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jun 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
A brain study in infant rats demonstrates that the anti-epilepsy drug phenobarbital stunts neuronal growth, which could prompt new questions about using the first-line drug to treat epilepsy in human newborns.
Neuroscience May 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
In 1619, the pioneering astronomer Johannes Kepler published Harmonices Mundi in which he analyzed data on the movement of planets and asserted that the laws of nature governing the movements of planets show features of harmonic ...
Neuroscience May 09, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has awarded the 12th Perl-UNC Neuroscience prize to Karl Deisseroth, MD, PhD of Stanford University and Edward Boyden, PhD and Feng Zhang, PhD of the Massachusetts ...
Neuroscience Apr 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0