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.
A study in zebrafish reveals neurons play an important role in signaling blood vessel growth.
We compare the pioneering drawings of Santiago Ramón y Cajal with modern-day images from the same brain areas.
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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Scientists uncover neural connection that can prevent us acting on instinct.
UK scientists describe link between high blood glucose levels and glycation of MIF, an enzyme involved in the glial immune response to the fibrillary tangles characteristic of Alzheimer's Disease.
New family of drugs kill parasitic worms that infect 500million people globally.
Mimicking synapses in the brain, the artificial synapse is energy efficient and 'learns' with use. It is a new type of electronic architecture that could lead to a more brain-like era of computation.
Apr 03 - Apr 04, 2017