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From cell metabolism to electrical signaling, the multitasking mineral does it all.
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This protein helps fortify cellular might.
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Getting to the right place so the brain can work properly is the ultimate challenge for any neuron, but motor neurons have it especially tough.
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Teens’ nocturnal lifestyles are more than a personal preference — dramatic hormonal changes during puberty alter the brain circuits that regulate sleep.
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These proteins are representative of the boundary between the nervous system and the outside world.
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Our brains change in subtle but measurable ways as we age, and neuroscientists have a few ideas about why that may be.
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Researchers are developing a first-of-its-kind blood test to identify the biomarkers for pain, which could improve pain treatment.
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Named after an iconic video game character, this protein shows nerves how to get to the right place.
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CRISPR makes altering DNA easier than ever before. Is it the future of genetics?
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For over a century twins have been helping researchers understand how our genes and environment influence our susceptibility to disease.
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Neuroscientist Nick Spitzer explains gene expression and how it helps your body’s cells function.
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Sun-seeking brain cells keep the sleep cycle in balance.
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