by amanda alvarez | Oct 8, 2021 | Hot Off the Press
By imaging the brain while zebrafish “swim” in virtual reality, scientists have learned that even fish can create internal models to predict future outcomes.
by amanda alvarez | Jun 25, 2021 | Hot Off the Press
A new breed of lab mouse allows the study of naturally occurring melatonin. These mice will adjust better to jetlag than regular lab mice and experience daily torpor.
by amanda alvarez | May 12, 2020 | Hot Off the Press
Research shows that the claustrum acts as a ‘consciousness conductor’ that synchronizes and connects areas within the mouse brain.
by amanda alvarez | Jan 24, 2020 | Hot Off the Press
Norepinephrine released in the locus coeruleus during fear learning is accompanied by increased calcium and cAMP levels in nearby astrocytes.
by amanda alvarez | Dec 19, 2019 | Hot Off the Press
The degree of neuronal synchrony between the anterior cingulate cortex and the hippocampus during recall is an indication of memory age (in mice).
by amanda alvarez | Jun 27, 2019 | Hot Off the Press
Supplementing model mice with glycine betaine (trimethylglycine), a compound originally derived from beets, can alleviate symptoms of schizophrenia.