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Trial Launched to Treat Parkinson’s with Reprogrammed Stem Cells
Diana Kwon | Jul 31, 2018
Surgeons will inject approximately 5 million dopamine-producing progenitor cells into patients’ brains.
Image of the Day: The Five Percent
Staff, The Scientist Staff | May 7, 2018
A map of neural networks in the striatum of the mouse brain reveals clues about psychiatric and movement disorders.
Stressed Rodents Make Different Choices
Katarina Zimmer | Mar 1, 2018
Chronic stress tweaks a circuit in the brain that influences how lab rodents make tough decisions.
Image of the Day: Make or Break a Habit
Staff | Sep 7, 2017
Deep within the forebrains of mice, scientists have identified an elusive cell type responsible for forming habits.