Neuroscience in the News

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
Neuroscientists have discovered a new type of cell that keeps time so regularly that it may serve as the brain's long-hypothesized clock or metronome
  • 18 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
Elon Musk aspires to make inserting a computer connection into your brain as safe and painless as Lasik eye surgery
  • 17 Jul 2019
  • New York Times
Could a therapy administered 30 minutes after a traumatic brain injury prevent damage that leads to seizures and other harmful effects? Researchers think so.
  • 17 Jul 2019
  • Science Daily
 MIT neuroscientists have discovered distinctive brain signals that encode our prior beliefs.
  • 17 Jul 2019
  • Medical Xpress
Newfound nerve cells in the insects’ brains play a role in depth perception.
  • 15 Jul 2019
  • Science News
Sleep may have originated underwater 450 million years ago.
  • 15 Jul 2019
  • Science News

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