Study reveals how the mechanism for storing olfactory memories differs slightly from erasing unnecessary memories. Understanding how the brain gets rid of unimportant memories could help unlock new avenues of research to better understand memory loss in aging, researchers say.
The course of evolution has caused vertebrates to lose an important defense mechanism against viral infections, researchers report.
Study reports translin works to modulate sleep in response to metabolic changes.
Researchers use RNAi to reveal dozens of genes which could represent new therapeutic targets for treating Parkinson's disease.