Anesthesia Impairs Memory in Mice
Anesthesia Impairs Memory in Mice
A study that compared several anesthetic regimens in rodents showed that only one—inhaled isoflurane—wasn’t detrimental to the activity of neurons in the hippocampus.
Anesthesia Impairs Memory in Mice
Anesthesia Impairs Memory in Mice

A study that compared several anesthetic regimens in rodents showed that only one—inhaled isoflurane—wasn’t detrimental to the activity of neurons in the hippocampus.

A study that compared several anesthetic regimens in rodents showed that only one—inhaled isoflurane—wasn’t detrimental to the activity of neurons in the hippocampus.

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Contributors
The Scientist Staff | Mar 1, 2019
Meet some of the people featured in the March 2019 issue of The Scientist.
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Drugs, Developed
Bob Grant | Mar 1, 2019
In an era of instant communication, we must be careful how word of new and untested treatments is shared.
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General Anesthesia Causes Telltale Brain Activity Patterns
Emery N. Brown and Francisco J. Flores | Mar 1, 2019
The drugs lead to widespread, predictable changes in brain waves that can help anesthesiologists personalize anesthesia and develop anesthetic-based treatments.
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Infographic: How General Anesthesia Works
Emery N. Brown and Francisco J. Flores | Mar 1, 2019
Drugs that doctors use to sedate patients during traumatic medical procedures act on neural receptors to alter brain activity.
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Lasker Awards Recognize Work on Histones, Anesthesia, RNA
Shawna Williams | Sep 11, 2018
This year’s winners are C. David Allis, Michael Grunstein, John Glen, and Joan Steitz.
Speaking of Neuroscience
Jef Akst and Mary Beth Aberlin | Nov 18, 2016
A selection of notable quotes from the annual Society for Neuroscience meeting
Prominent Pharmacologist Dies
Tracy Vence | Aug 22, 2013
Bill Bowman, champion of modern anesthetics and the founding professor of pharmacology at Strathclyde University in Glasgow, has passed away at age 83.
A Common Path to Unconsciousness
Dan Cossins | May 22, 2013
Analyses of brain activity patterns show that different drugs induce anesthesia via a common neural mechanism.
Week in Review: April 15–19
Jef Akst | Apr 19, 2013
Measuring consciousness; unethical data splitting; the deliciousness of beer; autism mutations linked to cannabinoid signaling; arming animals against electron microscopes
Measuring Consciousness
Dan Cossins | Apr 17, 2013
Researchers are identifying distinctive brain activity patterns that can be used to monitor patients under anesthesia and assess consciousness in “vegetative” patients.