Neuroscience

  1. Neuroscience

    Camping resets internal clock

    After a week in the wild, people went to bed and got up earlier.

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  2. Neuroscience

    Brainwashed

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  3. Neuroscience

    The Anorexic Brain

    Neuroimaging improves understanding of eating disorder.

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  4. Neuroscience

    Finding the brain’s common language

    Erich Jarvis dreams of creating a talking chimpanzee. If his theories on language are right, that just might happen one day.

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  5. Neuroscience

    Memories lost and found

    Drugs that help mice remember reveal role for epigenetics in recall.

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  6. Life

    Brain cell insulators are short-timers

    Limited myelin production time may make it harder to repair nerve casings damaged by multiple sclerosis.

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  7. Neuroscience

    Research prods brain wiring underlying compulsive behavior

    Complementary studies, focusing on repetitive grooming in mice, offer potential for new treatment strategies in humans.

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  8. Neuroscience

    Pieces of Light

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  9. Neuroscience

    Heavy drinkers get extra brain fuel from alcohol

    Compared with the brains of light drinkers, the brains of heavy alcohol drinkers burn acetate better.

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  10. Life

    Mice get brain boost from transplanted human tissue

    An experimental transplant of what have long been considered just support cells shows they may play a role in memory and learning.

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  11. Neuroscience

    Tadpoles with eyes in their tails see the light

    Transplanted eyes in the creature’s tail can distinguish between red and blue.

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  12. Science & Society

    No New Meds

    With drug firms in retreat, the pipeline for new psychiatric medications dries up.

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