February 18, 2016|
Neighboring neurons can manipulate astrocytes.
January 19, 2016|
A new study supports the idea that cocaine triggers brain cells to eat themselves and suggests a possible antidote.
December 24, 2015|
The Scientist’s choice of major improvements in imaging, optogenetics, single-cell analyses, and CRISPR
December 1, 2015|
A rash of deformed lambs eventually led to the creation of a cancer-fighting agent.
November 9, 2015|
A new study is rewriting 50 years of biological dogma by suggesting that mature blood cells develop much more rapidly from stem cells than previously thought.
November 3, 2015|
A single nucleotide polymorphism in BDNF is tied with lower levels of the protein and higher body-mass index.
November 1, 2015|
Adipogenesis in mice has alternating genetic requirements throughout the animals’ lives.
October 22, 2015|
Optogenetics has evolved beyond its neuron-stimulating capacities to an all-optical approach for both manipulating and recording cells.
October 19, 2015|
Scientists present new recipes for directly converting glial cells to neurons in mouse brains.
October 13, 2015|
An upcoming clinical trial aims to correct for a disease of fragile bones in affected babies before they are born.