Neuroscience in the News

How does the brain clean itself?
  • 29 Jul 2019
  • New Scientist
Inside the brain, a group of cells known as nociceptin neurons get very active before mice give up on reaching hard-to-get rewards, researchers report.
  • 29 Jul 2019
  • Futurity
Starting in late 2016, a number of US government personnel stationed in Havana, Cuba started reporting something strange: they heard intensely loud sounds emanating from a single direction.
  • 29 Jul 2019
  • Science Alert
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
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
When you hear singing, your brain processes that in a different way than it does instrumental music or spoken word
  • 24 Jul 2019
  • Forbes
Core regions include one active in mammals, hinting at an ancient basis for parental behaviors
  • 24 Jul 2019
  • Science 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

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