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Posts From Isaac Wendler

Learning to Remember: Untangling the formation of memories

Learning to Remember: Untangling the formation of memories

Can you remember when you started to remember? At what point in time, and by what mechanism, does our brain gain the ability to form memories? A recently published study conducted by Usman Farooq and George Dragoi, assistant professor of

Counterpoint: The Core Issue

Counterpoint: The Core Issue

Peering into the history of Earth’s formation Although we walk on it every day, very few people consider what exactly our planet is. Earth’s composition can be reduced to four main layers. Working from the outside in, these layers are

It’s Getting Hot in Here

It’s Getting Hot in Here

Global warming takes its toll on sea turtles Sea turtles are the latest species affected by the rising temperatures characteristic of global warming. Researchers at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) fisheries have shown that the rising ocean temperatures

Knocking Around Atoms: A chemical synthesis for the quantum age

Knocking Around Atoms: A chemical synthesis for the quantum age

A team of researchers at IBM have succeeded in using a new method of chemical synthesis to create a previously non-synthesizable molecule called triangulene. Both this molecule and its method of synthesis are promising in the budding quantum age.

Treating Autism Case by Case: Innovative personalized treatment methods for Autism Spectrum Disorders

Treating Autism Case by Case: Innovative personalized treatment methods for Autism Spectrum Disorders

Following developments elsewhere in the field of treatment, like the increasingly specific cancer medications and therapies that target specific cells unique to each type of cancer, researchers at the Child Study Center are finding ways to personalize autism medicine. In the future, treatment could be tailored to fit the needs of each individual patient.