More Evidence that Humans Do Appear to Create New Neurons in Old Age
More Evidence that Humans Do Appear to Create New Neurons in Old Age
Despite doubts last year about human adult neurogenesis, a study shows even 80-year-olds develop new cells in the hippocampus, but such growth is diminished in patients with Alzheimer’s disease.
More Evidence that Humans Do Appear to Create New Neurons in Old Age
More Evidence that Humans Do Appear to Create New Neurons in Old Age

Despite doubts last year about human adult neurogenesis, a study shows even 80-year-olds develop new cells in the hippocampus, but such growth is diminished in patients with Alzheimer’s disease.

Despite doubts last year about human adult neurogenesis, a study shows even 80-year-olds develop new cells in the hippocampus, but such growth is diminished in patients with Alzheimer’s disease.

Dentate gyrus
Image of the Day: Release Your Inhibitions
Image of the Day: Release Your Inhibitions
The Scientist Staff | Jul 31, 2017
A drug commonly used to treat clinical depression sets its effects in motion by hampering the release of an inhibitory neurotransmitter in mice.