Neurons Signal Spinal Cord Vascularisation

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A study in zebrafish reveals neurons play an important role in signaling blood vessel growth.

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Neurodegeneration Linked To Concussion

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Researchers provide evidence that mild traumatic brain injury is associated with greater neurodegeneration and reduced memory performance in people genetically at risk of Alzheimer's Disease.

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From Cajal To Now

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We compare the pioneering drawings of Santiago Ramón y Cajal with modern-day images from the same brain areas.

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The Birth of Hallucinomics?

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Bryan Roth's lab at UNC-Chapel Hill have solved the structure of the LSD-bound serotonin receptor. The work took several years to produce but could open up therapeutic approaches in the treatment of stress and headaches.

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Seven days in science - 17 Feb 2017

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Test your knowledge of what's been happening in the scientific world over the past seven days.

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Deciding When Not To Act On Instinct

Deciding When Not To Act On Instinct

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Scientists uncover neural connection that can prevent us acting on instinct.

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The Machine Talks Back: Sensory Feedback from Brain-Controlled Prosthetic Limbs
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A Swiss team has developed an optical system that stimulates the sensory areas of the brain in response to prosthetic movement, allowing fine control of the prosthesis in space.

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Developing Pain Drugs at a Snail's Pace
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Analogs of Cone Snail venom inhibit pain neurons, but are not addictive like opioid pain drugs.

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A Giant Leap for Stem Cells
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Several samples of adult stem cells are headed to the International Space Station, where the effects of microgravity on the cells will be studied.

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