Scientists produce human norepinephrine neurons from stem cells

Researchers at the University of Wisconsin–Madison have identified a protein key to the development of a type of brain cell believed to play a role in disorders like Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases and used the discovery ...


Unraveling the mysteries of the brain with the help of a worm

Do we really know how the brain works? In the last several decades, scientists have made great strides in understanding this fantastically complex organ. Scientists now know a great deal about the brain's cellular neurobiology ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

BNP peptide found to be a culprit in eczema

Researchers from North Carolina State University have pinpointed a particular peptide's role in activating atopic dermatitis, or eczema. The work could lead to more effective treatments for the condition.

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