Mice who get less attention from their mothers have more copies of a common retrotransposon in the genomes of their hippocampal neurons.
Using diffusion-weighted tractography, scientists can produce a detailed image of the minute neural fibers within a mouse brain.
August 14, 2017|
NIELS SCHWADERLAPP, DEPARTMENT OF RADIOLOGY, MEDICAL PHYSICS Researchers used magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) followed by diffusion-weighted tractography to precisely visualize brain anatomy in a mouse model of epilepsy.
See P. Janz et al., “Early tissue damage and microstructural reorganization predict disease severity in experimental epilepsy,” eLife, 6:e25742, 2017.