Neuroscience

  1. Neuroscience

    A beacon illuminates a key Alzheimer’s protein

    In PET scans, researchers can now see tau, which accompanies amyloid in diseased brains.

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  2. Neuroscience

    Video game sharpens up elderly brains

    Adults over 60 who played for several hours a month beat untrained 20-year-olds in racing game.

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  3. Neuroscience

    The Autistic Brain

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  4. Neuroscience

    Caffeine shakes up growing mouse brains

    When pregnant mice consumed caffeine, their offspring had altered neurons and faulty memory.

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  5. Neuroscience

    One sleepless night weakens resolve in the face of doughnuts

    Sleep loss changes brain activity and food preferences.

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  6. Neuroscience

    Camping resets internal clock

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

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  7. Neuroscience

    Brainwashed

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  8. Neuroscience

    The Anorexic Brain

    Neuroimaging improves understanding of eating disorder.

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  9. 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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  10. Neuroscience

    Memories lost and found

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

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  11. 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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  12. 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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