neurogenetics
Turning Back the Brain’s Clock
Turning Back the Brain’s Clock
Anna Azvolinsky | Oct 15, 2014
The brain’s ability to make new neural connections can be restored in mice by blocking a protein that normally acts as a natural brake on neuroplasticity. 
Non-coding Repeats Cause Peptide Clumps
Non-coding Repeats Cause Peptide Clumps
Ruth Williams | Feb 7, 2013
Protein aggregates in the brains of some people with dementia or motor neuron disease have a surprising origin.
Brain Evolution at a Distance
Hannah Waters | Dec 6, 2011
Gene expression controlled from afar may have spurred the spurt in brain evolution that led to modern humans.