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‘Goldilocks’ neurons promote REM sleep

Every night while sleeping, we cycle between two very different states of sleep. Upon falling asleep, we enter non-rapid eye movement (non-REM) sleep...

Brain anatomy links cognitive and perceptual symptoms in autism

Neuroscientists at the RIKEN Center for Brain Science (CBS) and University College London have found an anatomical link between cognitive and perceptual symptoms...

Shimmer and ClearSky announce partnership to improve analysis of wearable sensor...

CAMBRIDGE, MA and YORK, ENGLAND - June 19, 2019 - Shimmer Research, a global leader in wearable technology for research applications, and...

Atrial fibrillation linked to increased risk of dementia, even in stroke-free...

Atrial fibrillation (AF) is linked to an increased risk of dementia, even in people who have not suffered a stroke, according to...

Afraid of food? The answer may be in the basal forebrain

After fasting for 24 hours the typical laboratory mouse spends much time eating. Surprisingly, this is not what Jay M. Patel saw...

Dormant neural stem cells in fruit flies activate to generate new...

Singapore, 18 June 2019 - How dormant neural stem cells in fruit flies are activated and generate new neurons is described in...

Breakthrough in understanding how human eyes process 3D motion

Scientists at the University of York have revealed that there are two separate 'pathways' for seeing 3D motion in the human brain, which allow...

Cognitive decline may accelerate after heart attack, angina

Adults with incident coronary heart disease (CHD) are at higher risk for faster cognitive decline in the long-term, according to a study published today...

Antioxidant puts up fight, but loses battle against protein linked to...

AMES, Iowa - New research may explain why an antioxidant that protects the brain is also associated with deterioration in areas susceptible to Alzheimer's...

Small cluster of neurons is off-on switch for mouse songs

DURHAM, N.C. -- Researchers at Duke University have isolated a cluster of neurons in a mouse's brain that are crucial to making the squeaky,...