According to a new mouse study, antibiotics that are strong enough to kill gut bacteria can also halt the growth of hippocampal neurons.
As humans face increasing distractions in their personal and professional lives, University of British Columbia researchers have discovered that people...
Astrocytes actively refine neural circuits by selectively eliminating synapses, a new study reports.
Microglia, key immune cells in the brain, may play a significant role in memory retention.
According to new research, children with irregular bed times score significantly lower reading, maths and spatial awareness tests.
Understanding how songbirds respond so quickly to trauma and are able to control neuroinflammation may lead to human therapies to hasten stroke recovery, a new study suggests.
A new study reports a protein made by astrocytes plays a critical role in brain plasticity by assisting with neural maturation and flexibility.
Researchers have devised a new mathematical model which helps explain how the brain's networks can learn new information while remaining stable.
According to researchers, individual cells adjust to changes in their environment, but once the environment returns to its original state, the individual neurons reassume their initial response properties.