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Summary: Researchers have developed a new, minimally invasive brain stimulation technique that can induce a range of bodily movements. The technique, magneto-thermal stimulation, can be used to target highly […]
Summary: Researchers at Boston Children’s Hospital have developed a therapeutic cocktail of molecules that restored fine motor skills in mice with spinal cord injuries. When applied to mice who had experienced […]
Summary: A new study tracks the development of astrocytes derived from human cortical spheroids. Researchers report hCSs grown astrocytes develop at the same rate as those in the human brain.
Summary: McGill university researchers have devised a new odor identification test that could help doctors predict those at risk of Alzheimer’s and track the progression of the disease.
Source: McGill […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, New Brain Area Implicated in Navigation and Spatial Memory, on the site Neuroscience News 9 hours, 5 minutes ago
Summary: A new study reveals how patterns of neural activity in the retrosplenial cortex assist with navigation and spatial memory.
Source: VIB Flanders.
Navigation in mammals including humans and rodents […]
Summary: Researchers report increased levels of methionine during pregnancy can alter the expression of genes linked to schizophrenia in offspring.
Source: UC Irvine.
Excess of methionine during pregnancy […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, ‘Organismic Learning’ Mimics Some Aspects of Human Thought, on the site Neuroscience News 1 day, 1 hour ago
Summary: Purdue researchers create an organismoid that can mimic some aspects of human thought, specifically the ability to retain important information and forget unimportant memories.
Source: Purdue […]
Summary: A new tool allows researchers to observe granulins inside cells.
Source: Emory Health Sciences.
Emory University School of Medicine researchers have developed tools that enable them to detect small […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Clinical Appearance and Unusual Imaging Findings of Pediatric Ketamine Overdose, on the site Neuroscience News 1 day, 3 hours ago
Summary: Researchers document the effects of ketamine overdose in a 10 month old infant.
Source: Journal of Neurosurgery Publishing Group.
Perhaps the saddest drug abuse stories are about unsuspecting […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Firmer, Fitter Frame Linked to Firmer, Fitter Brain, on the site Neuroscience News 1 day, 3 hours ago
Summary: Using magnetic resonance elastography, researchers find people who are aerobically fit tend to have a more elastic and firmer hippocampus.
Aerobically fit individuals have better […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Eating Habits Affect Skin’s Protection Against Sun, on the site Neuroscience News 1 day, 6 hours ago
Summary: According to a Cell Reports study, mice with abnormal eating schedules are more likely to develop skin cancer cells. Researchers report abnormal eating times disrupt the skin’s circadian cycle and weakens […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Brain Responses to Lip-Reading Can Benefit Cochlear Implant Users, on the site Neuroscience News 1 day, 7 hours ago
Summary: Contrary to common belief, lip reading can have a beneficial effect for those with cochlear implants. Researchers found the more a person’s brain responded to lip reading, the more responsive the brain […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Will Ketamine Treat Your Depression? Check Your Activity Monitor, on the site Neuroscience News 1 day, 7 hours ago
Summary: A new study reports depressed people who responded to ketamine found their activity increased during earlier parts of the day. Researchers suggest clock gene machinery may be linked to the type of […]
Summary: A new study implicates serotonin 2c receptors with metabolic side effects caused by a common class of antipsychotic medications.
Source: UT Southwestern Medical Center.
Many schizophrenic and […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, New Machine Learning Program Shows Promise For Early Alzheimer’s Diagnosis, on the site Neuroscience News 1 day, 8 hours ago
Summary: Researchers have developed a new algorithm that integrates Alzheimer’s indicators from MRI measurements to predict patients with the neurodegenerative disease.
Source: Case Western Reserve.
A new […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Adult Brains Produce New Cells in Previously Undiscovered Area, on the site Neuroscience News 1 day, 8 hours ago
Summary: University of Queensland researchers report they have discovered evidence of neurogenesis in the amygdala. Researchers say their findings could help develop new avenues of treatment for fear processing […]
Summary: Researchers report social norms together with increasing oxytocin can counter xenophobia by enhancing altruistic behaviors.
Source: University of Bonn.
Researchers from the University Hospital Bonn […]
Summary: Frequent binge watching leas to poor sleep quality and insomnia, researchers report.
Source: University of Michigan.
Binge-watching ‘The Walking Dead?’ You might feel like a zombie […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Pepsi or Coke? Partner’s Choices Can Make You Miserable, on the site Neuroscience News 2 days, 6 hours ago
Summary: Duke researchers report the brands your partners choose could impact your happiness.
Source: Duke University.
Being dominated on consumer choices can make less-powered partner unhappy.
It might […]
Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Cognitive Abilities Seem to Reinforce Each Other in Adolescence, on the site Neuroscience News 2 days, 6 hours ago
Summary: A new study reports cognitive abilities mutually assist each other during development. This results in improved cognitive skills and general intelligence over time.
Source: APS .
One of the most […]
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