Parkinson’s gene may impair how new neurons are made throughout our lifetime

Parkinson’s gene may impair how new neurons are made throughout our lifetime

A pioneering study, published in Scientific Reports, found that the Parkinon’s gene PINK1 is i...
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Structural insights into glycine transporter open new avenues to find effective psychiatric drugs

Structural insights into glycine transporter open new avenues to find effective psychiatric drugs

Glycine can stimulate or inhibit neurons in the br...
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Researcher receives grant to study link between trauma and cellular, tissue damage in the brain

Researcher receives grant to study link between trauma and cellular, tissue damage in the brain

A University of Texas at Arlington researcher has ...
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Study explains how light could activate neurons

Study explains how light could activate neurons

Human brains have an average of 86 billion neurons...
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Imagining a face reactivates face-detecting neurons in humans

Imagining a face reactivates face-detecting neurons in humans

Face-sensitive neurons in humans employ distinct a...
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New study decodes the molecular diversity of neurons in the zebrafish retina

New study decodes the molecular diversity of neurons in the zebrafish retina

Retinal ganglion cells (RGCs) are the bottleneck t...
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The tree of cortical cell types describes the diversity of neurons in the brain

The tree of cortical cell types describes the diversity of neurons in the brain

The tree of life describes the evolution of life a...
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Biologists create ‘atlas’ of gene expression in neurons, documenting diversity of brain cells

Biologists create ‘atlas’ of gene expression in neurons, documenting diversity of brain cells

New York University researchers have created a &#8...
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Exploring the brain in a new way: Researcher records neurons to understand cognition

Exploring the brain in a new way: Researcher records neurons to understand cognition

Where is Waldo? Whether we’re searching for ...
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Mood neurons mature during adolescence

Mood neurons mature during adolescence

Researchers have discovered a mysterious group of ...
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