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More than one-third of COVID-19 patients experience neurological symptoms.
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David Julius and Ardem Patapoutian just won the 2021 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for their research on the receptors that sense touch and temperature. We spoke with them about their work in 2020.
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Specialized cells in the nose convert chemicals in the air into the experience of smell.
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And other neuroscience news for the week of October 5, 2020.
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And other neuroscience news for the week of August 10, 2020.
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Strokes, confusion, and loss of smell have left neuroscientists worried about what the novel coronavirus means for the nervous system.
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And other neuroscience news for the week of June 15, 2020
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And other neuroscience news for the week of April 27, 2020.
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And other neuroscience news for the week of March 23, 2020.
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Sense organs are the brain’s windows to the outside world.
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Your sense of taste and smell help you enjoy your favorite dish or avoid it when it’s gone bad.
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The question may sound bizarre, but for people with synesthesia, days of the week might have their own colors, shapes, textures — even smells!
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