Galanin expressing neurons are selectively active during rebound sleep. The expression of galanin increases after neuronal activity and sleep deprivation. The neuropeptide plays a critical role in sleep homeostasis.
Researchers have identified new subtypes of neurons in the hypothalamus and determined the function of a dopamine neuron.
According to a new study, researchers have identified the neural circuit in the brain of fruit flies which is responsible for detecting a taste pheromone.
A new study reveals a complexity to neurons which could affect future therapies aimed at altering memory and mood in humans.
New data links the amounts of certain neuropeptides in the brains of killer bees with their behavior both inside and outside the hive.