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Image of the Day
Image of the Day: Tadpole Prism
Staff | Nov 3, 2017
Scientists are making use of
tadpoles to study autism risk genes.
Image of the Day: Neurons at Risk
Staff | Sep 26, 2017
Scientists identified a schizophrenia-risk gene,
that influences the birth and movement of new neurons within the developing brain.
Infection During Pregnancy Tied to Autism in Mouse Model
Kerry Grens | Sep 13, 2017
Bacterial strains in mice’s gut microbiomes mediated their pups’ risk for developing abnormal behaviors.
Jef Akst | Oct 1, 2015
Young neurons in the adult human brain are likely critical to its function.
Synaptic Pruning Improves Autism in Mice
Kerry Grens | Aug 25, 2014
Fixing impaired pruning and autophagy signaling in neurons eases the symptoms of autism in a mouse model of the disorder.
The Psychiatrist’s Jigsaw
Megan Scudellari | Nov 1, 2013
Researchers are piecing together the devilishly complex sets of genetic alterations underlying schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.