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Signaling Sans Synapses

Signaling Sans Synapses

🕔19:18, 14.Feb 2013

How do neurons work in insects?

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More Than Just Tremors: The Cognitive Symptoms of Parkinson’s Disease

More Than Just Tremors: The Cognitive Symptoms of Parkinson’s Disease

🕔18:58, 14.Feb 2013

Dr. Nandakumar Narayanan researches the cognitive, and often ignored, symptoms of Parkinson’s.

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Special K: Leader of the Antidepressants Revolution

Special K: Leader of the Antidepressants Revolution

🕔18:40, 2.Feb 2013

Ketamine may become a new revolutionary medicine for the treatment of depression due to its ability to restore and promote synapse connections.

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Demystifying Consciousness

Demystifying Consciousness

🕔06:16, 5.Dec 2012

A combination of advances in brain imaging and genetics is revealing that consciousness resides not in a particular area of the brain, but in interactions between them.

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On the Road to Sweetness: A Clear-Cut Destination?

On the Road to Sweetness: A Clear-Cut Destination?

🕔04:55, 4.Nov 2012

The well-known concept that different parts of the tongue sense different tastes is inaccurate – in reality, all parts of the tongue can sense any taste.

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Book Review: The Vision Revolution

Book Review: The Vision Revolution

🕔03:49, 4.Nov 2012

Dr. Mark Changizi’s “The Vision Revolution” compares four aspects of human vision to superpowers, highlighting some of the remarkable qualities of our visual systems.

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Natural Birth Induces Protein Linked to Brain Development

Natural Birth Induces Protein Linked to Brain Development

🕔05:17, 31.Oct 2012

Professor Tamas Horvath and his research team have found that natural birth stimulates production of a protein that helps neurons, especially those involved in memory, form connections.

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On The Road to Attenuating Neuropathic Pain

On The Road to Attenuating Neuropathic Pain

🕔04:59, 31.Oct 2012

Omar Samad and Dr. Stephen Waxman have developed a potential method to treat neuropathic pain by reducing the production of a specific sodium channel.

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Smirnoff “Mice”: Protein Expression Linked to Alcoholism Propensity in Mus musculus

Smirnoff “Mice”: Protein Expression Linked to Alcoholism Propensity in Mus musculus

🕔04:17, 31.Oct 2012

Yale Professor Jane Taylor and graduate student Jacqueline Barker have identified a protein that is related to risk of alcoholism-like behavior in mice.

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The Healing Art of Meditation

The Healing Art of Meditation

🕔17:25, 10.May 2012

Dr. Judson Brewer of the Yale Medical School has shown that meditation decreases activity of the parts of the mind associated with self-referential processing and mind-wandering.

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