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And other neuroscience news you may have missed in May 2022.
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One art student draws attention to lacking neuroscience research with her sculpture of the female homunculus.
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Learn about lives that have reimagined brain science fields as we celebrate ten years of neuroscience storytelling on BrainFacts.org.
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Neuro-ophthalmologist Rudrani Banik explains what happens when we have an eyelid spasm.
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The vagus nerve may be the body’s earliest detector of inflammatory infections — and trigger for healing autoimmune conditions.
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Working out buffs up the body — and perhaps the mind, too. New research is revealing how physical activity can reduce and even ward off depression, anxiety and other psychological ailments.
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Physician-scientist Phyllis Zee lays out the implications obstructive sleep apnea can have on sleep-wake cycles and health.
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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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Neurons fire in response to specific lengths of time; they can make a moment feel faster or slower when they get worn out.
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Christine Petit and Karen Steel received the 2012 Brain Prize for their work unravelling the genetics of hearing loss.
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Silvia Arber, Martyn Goulding, and Ole Kiehn have identified the cells and circuits in the spinal cord and brainstem that make all kinds of movement possible.
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And other neuroscience news you may have missed in January 2022.
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