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February 18, 2016|
Neighboring neurons can manipulate astrocytes.
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February 5, 2016|
A study on human cells reveals how cellular aging affects the 3-D architecture of chromosomes.
February 4, 2016|
Injections of progenitor cells into damaged rat hearts may improve function, but not because the implants themselves are creating new muscle.
January 27, 2016|
Genetic evidence suggests that overactive synaptic pruning drives development of schizophrenia.
January 20, 2016|
Key Alzheimer’s disease–related protein may be a transcriptional regulator.
January 4, 2016|
A gene-expression signature correlates with a person’s likelihood of experiencing adverse events after receiving a seasonal flu vaccine, scientists show.
December 21, 2015|
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November 26, 2015|
Scientists document the characteristics and connections of mouse neocortical neurons to establish the most detailed microcircuit map to date.
November 12, 2015|
Scientists identify a barrier in mice between the intestine and its blood supply, and suggest how Salmonella sneaks through it.
November 5, 2015|
Deficiency in a protein called pejvakin makes inner ear cells more vulnerable to sound, unable to brace themselves against oxidative stress stimulated by noise.