Neuroscience

A molecular map of the brain's decision-making area

Researchers at Karolinska Institutet have come one step closer toward understanding how the part of our brain that is central for decision-making and the development of addiction is organized on a molecular level. In mouse ...

Oncology & Cancer

Team develops technology to find optimum drug target for cancer

A KAIST research team led by Professor Kwang-Hyun Cho of the Department of Bio and Brain Engineering developed technology to find the optimum drug targets for specific types of cancer cells. The team used systems biology ...

Oncology & Cancer

Newly discovered microRNA regulates mobility of tumor cells

Cancer cells can reactivate a cellular process that is an essential part of embryonic development. This allows them to leave the primary tumor, penetrate the surrounding tissue and form metastases in peripheral organs. In ...

Neuroscience

Close or far, how smell tells us it's popcorn

People know a smell is popcorn whether it is cooking down the hallway or held right under their noses. Yale researchers Douglas Storace and Lawrence Cohen in the Department of Cellular and Molecular Physiology have found ...

Neuroscience

Mice offer a window into sleep's role in memory

Sleep provides essential support for learning and memory, but scientists do not fully understand how that process works on a molecular level. What happens to synapses, the connections between neurons, during sleep that helps ...

Oncology & Cancer

Neural network learns to select potential anticancer drugs

Scientists from Mail.Ru group Insilico Medicine and MIPT have for the first time applied a generative neural network to create new pharmaceutical medicines with the desired characteristics. Generative adversarial networks ...

Parkinson's & Movement disorders

Breakthrough in understanding Parkinson's disease

Research from The University of Queensland could lead to a new treatment for Parkinson's disease, with future potential applications to nearly 50 other disorders.

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