GFP highlighting mouse neurons
Science Snapshot: How Brains Handle Surprise Parties
When unexpected events occur, norepinephrine signals mouse brains to pay attention to key details.
Science Snapshot: How Brains Handle Surprise Parties
Science Snapshot: How Brains Handle Surprise Parties

When unexpected events occur, norepinephrine signals mouse brains to pay attention to key details.

When unexpected events occur, norepinephrine signals mouse brains to pay attention to key details.

neuromodulators
two doctors looking at a medical monitor showing electrodes being inserted near a person's spinal cord
Low Frequency Electric Stimulation Can Treat Back Pain: Study
Emma Yasinski | Sep 2, 2021
Patients in a small trial said their chronic pain improved an average of 90 percent over the course of 15 days, but returned shortly after the electrical stimulation sessions ended.
disease & medicine, neuroscience, microelectrode, techniques, dopamine, serotonin, neuromodulator, neurotransmitter, neuropsychiatric disorders
Serotonin and Dopamine Linked to Decision-Making: Study
Amanda Heidt | Oct 16, 2020
In a first-of-its-kind study, researchers monitored subsecond changes in levels of the neurotransmitters in the human brain, unlocking new insight into their function.
Image of the Day: Red Alert
The Scientist Staff and The Scientist Staff | Nov 9, 2017
Researchers unveil the neural basis of alertness in larval zebrafish.   
Circuit Dynamo
Anna Azvolinsky | Oct 1, 2015
Eve Marder’s quest to understand neurotransmitter signaling is more than 40 years old and still going strong.