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.
A new brain imaging study shows that autistic severity is linked to how long certain regions of the brain store information.
Fun times at nerdnite tokyo. Brains, bosons, and math, oh my!
Amanda writes about the Ig Nobel awards after founder Marc Abrahams visited nerdnite Tokyo. Science at its best!
Bioluminescence imaging of fly brains reveals neurons sensitive to fly poo laced with pheromones (you can see the fecal “landmark” in the dotted circle). Need we say more?
Scientists have found evidence that hippocampal memories of experience are not stored in place cells.