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Brain Prize Winners Announced

By Catherine Offord | March 3, 2016

Three UK neuroscientists jointly win the €1 million European Brain Prize for their work on memory.

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Mice Learn Faster with Human Glia

By Dan Cossins | March 7, 2013

Mice with human brain cells showed enhanced synaptic plasticity and learning, suggesting glia may be key to our cognitive prowess.  

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Secrets of Aging

By Carol Barnes | September 1, 2011

What does a normally aging brain look like? Are diseases of aging such as Alzheimer’s inevitable?

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Molecular Learning

By Carol Barnes | September 1, 2011

Long-term potentiation (LTP), discovered in the 1970s, was later shown to be the molecular basis of memory. 

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