CAPON was found to link Aβ plaques and hippocampal neurodegeneration in mice, explaining how these two hallmarks of Alzheimer’s disease are related.
Treatment with adrenergic receptor antagonists (AdR blockers) was able to reduce stroke-related brain damage in mice and improve motor recovery.
A mouse model shows that absence seizures are triggered by faulty connections between the cortex and fast-spiking neurons in the striatum.
A new imaging technique called opto-OISI allows scientists to non-invasively visualize where specific neurons project in the living brain.
The newly named gore-tex gene is responsible for the development of nanopores that allow chemicals in the air to be detected (in flies).
When a normal cellular cleanup process is disrupted, social behavior in mice is disrupted and they start behaving in ways that resemble human symptoms of autism spectrum disorder and schizophrenia.
Scientists have developed a new automated computational mass spectrometry system that can search an organism’s entire metabolome for as-yet-unknown metabolites (potential drugs).
Pulses of light could be used to turn materials into superconductors through an unconventional type of superconductivity.
This newly created ethylene-based material has shape memory that allows self-healing!
A new brain imaging study shows that autistic severity is linked to how long certain regions of the brain store information.
For the first time, scientists have measured the strength of magnetic fields near supermassive black holes and something doesn’t add up.
A new story for inner ear evolution based on the developmental patterning found in hagfish, one of two extant jawless vertebrates and a link to the last common ancestor of modern jawed vertebrates.
Scientists have developed a new way to accurately detect the margins between cancerous and non-cancerous tissue during breast cancer surgery.
Scientists have developed a new method for machine learning that allows an AI to make better classifications without negative data.
Fun times at nerdnite tokyo. Brains, bosons, and math, oh my!
Scientists discover that mutations causing the degenerative movement disorder spinocerebellar ataxia type 29 work by disrupting calcium release of neurons inside the brain.
New genetic insights into the plant rehydration process: this is why your plants don’t die after you forgot to water them.
Scientists have succeeded in growing three-dimensional salivary gland tissue that produced saliva like normal glands when implanted into mice.