Using transgenic mice, researchers find a lack of autophagy in neurons prevents the secretion of amyloid beta and the formation of β-amyloid plaques in the brain.
A new study provides a glimpse into the current limitations and powerful implications of precision medicine.
Researchers discover a link between neural activity in the lateral hypothalamus and the state of REM sleep.
Researchers have developed a new process to create synthetic cell membranes.
Variations in brain and song structure in zebra finches is strongly influenced by environment, a new study suggests.
A new study suggests a link between prenatal tobacco exposure and an increased risk of developing bipolar disorder in adult offspring.
Congressman Fattah introduces a new resolution in the U.S House of Representatives which supports the goals of World Alzheimer's Month.
Researchers report on full recovery of forelimb strength in rats after a stroke by using vagus nerve stimulation.
A new study provides insight into how localized hearing works in the brain.
A shortage of zinc may contribute to neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease.
Join the public hearing ""A Mindful Approach to the BRAIN Initiative" in person or online. The meeting will be held on the morning of October 4, 2013.
Words which refer to 'big', abstract things are processed more quickly by the brain than 'smaller' words, a new study suggests.