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Jef Akst | Oct 1, 2015
Young neurons in the adult human brain are likely critical to its function.
BPA Disrupts Zebrafish Neurogenesis
Tracy Vence | Jan 15, 2015
Exposure to bisphenol A or its alternative, bisphenol S, reduces the generation of new neurons in the embryonic animal’s hypothalamus, according to a small study.
Crayfish Blood Cells Make New Neurons
Jyoti Madhusoodanan | Aug 13, 2014
Hemocytes can form neurons in adult crayfish, a study shows.
Week in Review: May 5–9
Tracy Vence | May 9, 2014
Synthetic base pairs replicated in vivo; cardiac stem cells questioned; miniature neurotransmissions and synaptic development; neurogenesis and memory loss; STAP saga continues
Exercise Can Erase Memories
Ruth Williams | May 8, 2014
Running causes rodents to forget their fears in part because of increased hippocampal neurogenesis, a study shows.
Week in Review: February 17–21
Tracy Vence | Feb 21, 2014
Human vs. dog brains; widespread neuronal regeneration in human adult brain; honeybee disease strikes wild insects; trouble replicating stress-induced stem cells
Human Adult Neurogenesis Revealed
Dan Cossins | Jun 7, 2013
Retrospective carbon dating of human hippocampal cells confirms substantial adult neurogenesis and suggests that the process contributes to brain function.
Brain Is Command Center for Aging
Kate Yandell | May 1, 2013
Inflammation in the hypothalamus may induce degeneration in tissues throughout the body.
Diabetes Drug Grows Neurons
Hayley Dunning | Jul 5, 2012
A drug widely used to control glucose metabolism promotes neurogenesis, pointing to new directions for brain injury and disease therapeutics.