A new field of neuroscience aims to map connections in the brain

Many of us have seen microscopic images of neurons in the brain—each neuron appearing as a glowing cell in a vast sea of blackness. This image is misleading: Neurons don't exist in isolation. In the human brain, some 86 ...

Oncology & Cancer

Stress granules may drive obesity-associated pancreatic cancer

Obesity is a known risk factor for at least 13 types of cancer, in part because it creates ever-present inflammatory state. For years, one researcher has wondered if there's more to the story than inflammation. New research ...

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