Neuroscience

Glia, not neurons, are most affected by brain aging

The difference between an old brain and a young brain isn't so much the number of neurons but the presence and function of supporting cells called glia. In Cell Reports on January 10, researchers who examined postmortem brain ...

Oncology & Cancer

Single-cell analysis reveals how melanoma cells resist immunotherapy

Unleashing the immune system to fight tumors—an approach enabled by immunotherapy—has led to remarkable outcomes in some cancer patients, but in many more, cancer cells evade the treatment and continue to spread. Now, ...

Neuroscience

Researchers decode patterns that make our brains human

The human brain may be the most complex piece of organized matter in the known universe, but Allen Institute researchers have begun to unravel the genetic code underlying its function. Research published this month in Nature ...

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