Neuroscience in the News

How does the brain clean itself?
  • 29 Jul 2019
  • New Scientist
Holocaust survivors may have suffered permanent harmful changes to their brain structure, and the brains of their children and grandchildren may also be affected, a small study reveals.
  • 26 Jul 2019
  • Medical Xpress
Ever since humanity split into dog and cat people, we've been arguing over which one of our beloved companions is a smarter species.
  • 26 Jul 2019
  • Science Alert
Core regions include one active in mammals, hinting at an ancient basis for parental behaviors
  • 24 Jul 2019
  • Science News
When you hear singing, your brain processes that in a different way than it does instrumental music or spoken word
  • 24 Jul 2019
  • Forbes
In animals, weight training appeared to promote the creation of new neurons in the memory centers of the brain
  • 24 Jul 2019
  • New York Times
Sam Altman and his team of researchers hope to build artificial general intelligence, or A.G.I., a machine that can do anything the human brain can do
  • 22 Jul 2019
  • New York Times
Projection neurons are prone to damage in the brain of people with multiple sclerosis (MS), and could be at the root of brain atrophy (shrinkage) and the cognitive changes seen in patients
  • 22 Jul 2019
  • Multiple Sclerosis News Today
New discovery suggests cellular 'cargo' transporters play a profound role in creating brain cells and circuits
  • 22 Jul 2019
  • Science Daily
Using blood and urine samples from healthy people as a reference, scientists have discovered multiple differences in metabolite concentrations between autistic and healthy humans
  • 18 Jul 2019
  • Medical Xpress
A research team has used the automated technology to identify new, previously unidentified pathways activated when the brain rewires its circuits in response to experience
  • 18 Jul 2019
  • Science Daily
Researchers have identified somatic mutations in the brain that could contribute to the development of Alzheimer's disease
  • 18 Jul 2019
  • Medical Xpress

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