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Tuesday, December 7, 2010 - 00:00
Portfors is doing a little eavesdropping, analyzing the high-pitched sounds and hoping to learn how mice brains distinguish between them
Tuesday, December 7, 2010 - 00:00
Portfors is doing a little eavesdropping, analyzing the high-pitched sounds and hoping to learn how mice brains distinguish between them
Tuesday, December 7, 2010 - 00:00
Those who have some control over their learning environment do better at remembering what they learned than those who don't. The study offers a first look at the brain mechanisms that contribute to t
Tuesday, December 7, 2010 - 00:00

Neuroscientists have now discovered a possible explanation how the brain chooses between alternative options. The key lies in extremely fast changes in the communication between single nerve cells.

Monday, December 6, 2010 - 00:00
Stem cells are enclosed by special protective cells in what is known as a stem cell niche in the surrounding tissue. A new paper from Karolinska Institutet, published in the scientific journal Cell S
Monday, December 6, 2010 - 00:00
A fast test to diagnose fatal brain conditions such as mad cow disease in cattle and Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease in humans could be on the horizon, according to a new study from National Institutes of H