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

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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And other neuroscience news in August 2021.
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And other neuroscience news in June 2021.
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A new study in mice shows chronic stress reprograms gene expression in sperm.
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And other neuroscience news in May 2021.
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And other neuroscience news in April 2021.
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Lars Edvinsson, Peter Goadsby, Michael Moskowitz, and Jes Olesen unraveled the biology of migraine over four decades of research.
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Addiction psychiatrist Tauheed Zaman helps us sort out some of the commonly held beliefs about marijuana and separate fact from fiction.
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And other neuroscience news in March 2021.
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