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The Guardian

The Guardian
Thu, 30 Jul 2015 08:56:15 -0700

Researchers plan to use the tool to study the abnormal connections between brain cells that underlie debilitating neurological disorders such as schizophrenia and depression. “We're talking about imaging close to the level of a molecule,” said ...

PBS NewsHour (blog)

PBS NewsHour (blog)
Wed, 15 Jul 2015 12:54:03 -0700

A schematic of the “Flintstones-like” car used in a study to detect brain cells that detect speed. Photo by Kropff E. et al. Nature 2015. Walk, skip or run — people travel at many speeds, but how do our minds tell the difference? Researchers in Norway ...

Pueblo Chieftain

Pueblo Chieftain
Fri, 31 Jul 2015 03:05:17 -0700

Idea Con 2015 will take over the Robert Hoag Rawlings Public Library, 100 E. Abriendo Ave., from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. It's described as a melding of Comic Con — comic books, pop culture, games, art and movies — and Maker Faire, which highlights crafts, ...
 
News-Medical.net
Wed, 29 Jul 2015 05:10:29 -0700

Are the same regions and even the same cells of the brain area called hippocampus involved in encoding and retrieving memories or are different areas of this structure engaged? This question has kept neuroscientists busy for a long time. Researchers at ...
 
Medical Daily
Tue, 28 Jul 2015 15:30:00 -0700

Perhaps, teaching other kinds of brain cells, such as astrocytes or oligodendrocytes, to behave like neural stem cells could induce neuronal generation. In regenerative medicine, it seems the path toward the brain becoming more self-sufficient is opening.

The Scientist

The Scientist
Thu, 02 Jul 2015 15:01:48 -0700

“Histone turnover, shown through our work with H3.3, is essential for the behavior of brain cells,” Maze said. “Furthering our understanding of how the brain works, learns, forms new memories and reacts to changes in the environment can help us to find ...

Gizmag

Gizmag
Fri, 17 Jul 2015 00:40:55 -0700

In another experiment, the scientists shone light directly onto specific brain cells. These cells were chosen because they expressed light-sensitive proteins that trigger the release of dopamine. The resulting good feelings led the mice to return to ...

Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times
Thu, 16 Jul 2015 18:43:46 -0700

Peering into the "organoids" they created -- clusters of embryonic brain cells smaller than one-tenth of an inch across -- the authors of the new research were able to observe that as the autistic brain is under construction, it overproduces the brain ...
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