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Touch stimulates neurogenesis

By | November 16, 2010

Mice exposed to novel tactile stimuli produced new immature neurons in the spinal cord, suggesting that neurogenesis may play a role in touch and vice versa

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Unusual cancerous allies

By | November 16, 2010

A normal enzyme joins forces with its mutant form to result in certain human lymphomas

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Bad chemistry

By | November 11, 2010

A new play about the discovery of the DNA double helix probes the contributions and character of Rosalind Franklin.

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Fungus follows fertilization path

By | November 11, 2010

Similar molecular components underlie infection and fertilization in Arabidopsis plants

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How fear flows through the mind

By | November 10, 2010

A neuronal circuit in the brain acts like a seesaw to control fear impulses, reveals a surprisingly up-close look at neurons

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Opinion: Research redesign

By | November 9, 2010

We Have Met the Enemy and He is Us: A scientist proposes a redesign of the US biomedical research enterprise

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Top 7 papers in neuroscience

By | November 9, 2010

A snapshot of the highest-ranked articles in neuroscience and related fields, as ranked by F1000

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Science and magic

By | November 5, 2010

Ladies and gentleman, feast your eyes on the first ever book about the neuroscience of illusion

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Cancer's shield seen, stripped

By | November 4, 2010

Researchers find - and reverse - tumors' ability to hide from the immune system

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Electricity ups knack for numbers?

By | November 4, 2010

A noninvasive tool that emits weak electrical currents appears to help people during tests related to mathematical ability

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