The same populations of brain cells encode memories that occur close together in time, according to new research.
February 18, 2016|
Neighboring neurons can manipulate astrocytes.
February 10, 2016|
Inhibiting the activity of a protein involved in the body’s stress response can ease chronic pain in mice.
January 27, 2016|
Genetic evidence suggests that overactive synaptic pruning drives development of schizophrenia.
January 13, 2016|
Repeated exposure to explosions can damage the cerebellum in combat veterans and mouse models alike.
December 31, 2015|
A look at the contributions of some of the prominent researchers who died this year
December 24, 2015|
The Scientist’s choice of major improvements in imaging, optogenetics, single-cell analyses, and CRISPR
December 9, 2015|
The complex connectivities of mammalian and avian brains can confound the outcomes of transient neural manipulations, researchers show.
November 26, 2015|
Scientists document the characteristics and connections of mouse neocortical neurons to establish the most detailed microcircuit map to date.
November 19, 2015|
A type of bariatric surgery eliminates gut-to-brain signals that trigger sugar highs, a mouse study shows.
October 26, 2015|
Oxytocin and social contact together modulate endocannabinoid activity in the mouse brain, which could help explain the prosocial effects of marijuana use.