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Customizing the Exome

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Join this webinar to learn about the benefits of exome testing, and find out why streamlined laboratory workflows must come hand-in-hand if you are to get the most out of this approach.

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The Brain Bounces Back: Activity enables mice to overcome brain damage

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Scientists removed an area of the somatosensory cortex in mice and found the animals could recover their behavioral deficit within two days.

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Neuroscience at Super-Resolution [Image Gallery]

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A gallery of beautiful images of brain cells at the sub-micron level.

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Prozac Makes Crickets Calm

Prozac Makes Crickets Calm

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Why do animals differ in personality? Researchers at Linköping University used human drugs that alter two brain chemicals, serotonin and dopamine, to see if these drugs would change the behavior of animals.

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Using Big Data to Reduce the Risk of Stroke
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People with irregular and abnormally fast heart rates caused by a condition called atrial fibrillation could be at a greater risk of stroke and bleeding because they are not receiving optimal treatment, warn scientists from UCL and The University of Hong Kong (HKU).

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Skype Helps Beat the Blues
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Social isolation and depression have become commonplace in older adults, with estimates suggesting almost 5 percent of adults aged 50 and above lived with major depression in 2015. What if you could address the problem through communication technology?

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The Brain's Two Clocks
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Anticipatory timing is controlled by two clocks in the brain, one dependent on memories from past experiences and the other on rhythm. Both are critical to our ability to navigate and enjoy the world. New research shows the neural networks supporting each of these timekeepers are split between two different parts of the brain, depending on the task at hand.

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Unlocking the Secrets of Brain Organization -in the Fruit Fly

Unlocking the Secrets of Brain Organization -in the Fruit Fly

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As many people spent the summer trying to keep the flies away from their fruit-bowls, an international group of scientists published one of the biggest and most important datasets in the field of connectomics to date, the complete 3D electron micrograph volume of the fruit-fly (Drosophila melanogaster) brain.

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'Microdosers' of LSD and Magic Mushrooms are Wiser and More Creative
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Researchers just ran the first ever pre-registered scientific study on the microdosing of psychedelics and found some very promising results.

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Inflamyloid: What Is It and Why Is It Important in Alzheimer's Disease?
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Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is the leading cause of dementia worldwide. Classically, the “amyloid” hypothesis, which ties the disease’s spread to that of amyloid protein, is thought to underlie AD’s pathology. After years of mixed to negative results in clinical trials, new research is underway to investigate what role the brain’s own immune system plays in amyloid-driven disease; an “infl-amyloid” hypothesis.

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Through the Looking Glass of Single Cell Proteomics
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To pick apart the differences between individual cells in complex multicellular organisms, we need to look at cells one-by-one. This article takes a look at how several scientists in North America are using single cell proteomics (SCP) technologies to discern disease pathogenesis and enhance directed stem-cell differentiation.

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