Neuroscience

Researchers show how the liver can control the brain and behavior

A new Yale study has found that the liver plays a major role in regulating feeding behavior in mice, a discovery that could have implications for people with eating disorders and metabolic diseases. The study, which was done ...

Neuroscience

Oxytocin spreads cooperation in social networks

Administering oxytocin to the central members of a social network spreads cooperation via increased punishment of uncooperative behavior, according to new research published in JNeurosci.

Genetics

New genes with mutations for developmental disorders identified

The causes of intelligence impairment or epilepsy remain unexplained in more than 50% of cases. Together with international colleagues, researchers at Leipzig University Hospital have discovered two genes with mutations that ...

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