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Ryan Tomm supports his Indigenous Canadian community through research and outreach.
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The web of the orb-weaving spider catches prey and helps its creator hear.
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The axolotl can regrow almost any body part. Its regenerative ability may one day improve spinal cord injury treatments.
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When you exercise, your muscles and liver release proteins into your blood that exert powerful influence on your brain.
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Diminished levels of the protein cause a common side effect of Parkinson's treatment.
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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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How neuroscientists elucidated the neural underpinnings that link learning and reward.
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Mice born without this small group of neurons don’t find touch rewarding and become more sensitive to the negative effects of stress.
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Tipsy honeybees might be a new animal model in addiction research.
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And other neuroscience news in September 2021.
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The brain stores memories by changing how neurons talk to each other.
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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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