Friday, October 18, 2019
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Tag: neurobiology

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,...

Researchers’ discovery could lead to improved therapies for Duchenne muscular dystrophy

A new multi-institution study spearheaded by researchers at Florida State University and the University of California, Los Angeles suggests a tiny protein...

Phantom sensations: When the sense of touch deceives

Without being aware of it, people sometimes wrongly perceive tactile sensations. A new study in the scientific journal Current Biology shows how healthy...

Suicidal thoughts related to pain in 1 in 10 patients with...

Madrid, Spain, 14 June 2019: The results of a survey presented today at the Annual European Congress of Rheumatology (EULAR 2019) highlight the significant...

Formation of habitual use drives cannabis addiction

Philadelphia, June 13, 2019 - A shift from brain systems controlling reward-driven use to habit-driven use differentiates heavy cannabis users who are addicted to...