Alexis Wnuk

  • Science Writer/Editor
  • Society for Neuroscience

Alexis is the science writer and editor for BrainFacts.org. She graduated from the University of Pittsburgh in 2012 with degrees in neuroscience and English.

Articles by Alexis Wnuk

And other neuroscience news you might have missed in November 2021.
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The technique makes it possible to identify each of the worm’s 302 neurons based on its location and color marker.
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And other neuroscience news in October 2021.
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A series of preliminary reports shows the SARS-CoV-2 virus can infect neurons and disrupt brain signaling for months post-infection.
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Moment-to-moment fluctuations in brain activity decline with age, but a new study shows it’s possible to boost them.
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And other neuroscience news in September 2021.
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Péter Somogyi, György Buzsáki, and Tamás Freund earned the inaugural Brain Prize in 2011 for their cataloging and mapping of the brain’s inhibitory circuits.
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The latest exhibit at Washington, D.C.’s ARTECHOUSE marries cutting-edge neuroscience and art.
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Amid decades of growing antidepressant use, the drugs are showing up in aquatic environments. Even vanishingly small concentrations of these drugs can change fish’s brains and alter their behavior.
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And other neuroscience news in August 2021.
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The golden poison frog packs enough poison in its skin to kill upwards of 20 people, yet it avoids succumbing to the toxin itself.
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Scientists found a way to penetrate the tough shell-like membrane encasing opossum embryos to create the world’s first genetically engineered marsupials.
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