Neuroscience

Low-power electrical stimulation could aid stroke rehabilitation

Researchers at the Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology (DGIST) in Korea have developed a new electrical brain stimulation technique that could improve the recovery of patients from strokes. Described in Scientific ...

Medications

Innovative gel offers new hope to defeat Parkinson's disease

Researchers from The Australian National University (ANU), in collaboration with The Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health, have developed a new type of hydrogel that could radically transform how we treat Parkinson's ...

Neuroscience

An unknown role-ATR protein regulates neuronal activity

The ATR protein plays an important role in the response to replication stress as a regulator of the DNA damage response (DDR) and controls cell viability. Mutations of ATR in humans lead to, among other pathologies, neurological ...

Genetics

Memory making involves extensive DNA breaking

The urgency to remember a dangerous experience requires the brain to make a series of potentially dangerous moves: Neurons and other brain cells snap open their DNA in numerous locations—more than previously realized, according ...

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