|Secrets of AgingWhat does a normally aging brain look like? Are diseases of aging such as Alzheimer’s inevitable?By Carol Barnes|
|Animal Electricity, circa 1781How an Italian scientist doing Frankenstein-like experiments on dead frogs discovered that the body is powered by electrical impulses.By Jessica P. Johnson|
|Blood’s Role in the Aging BrainA blood protein involved in allergy contributes to the decline in brain function and memory in aging mice.By Edyta Zielinska|
|Deconstructing the Mosaic BrainSequencing the DNA of individual neurons is a way to dissect the genes underlying major neurological and psychological disorders.By Tom Curran|
|The Birth of OptogeneticsAn account of the path to realizing tools for controlling brain circuits with lightBy Edward S. Boyden|
|Manipulating MemoryInsights into the cellular and molecular basis of emotion and memory could help patients with post traumatic stress disorder.By Joseph LeDoux|
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