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Can High-Throughput Technologies Improve Reproducibility in Neuroscience?

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By improving sensitivity in quality control, increasing capacity and throughput, and by improving assay development and measurement, high-throughput technologies are helping to overcome the reproducibility crisis in science.

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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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The biomarkers which could be used to spot Alzheimer’s earlier

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In this video, Sophie discusses the 'biomarkers' which could be used to spot Alzheimer's in its early stages.

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Mild Exercise Rapidly Stimulates Hippocampus to Improve Cognitive Ability and Memory

Mild Exercise Rapidly Stimulates Hippocampus to Improve Cognitive Ability and Memory

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Study finds even mild physical activity immediately improves memory function

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Tourette's Gene Study Shows OCD Link
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In the largest DNA sequencing study of Tourette Disorder (TD) to date, UC San Francisco researchers and their collaborators have unearthed new data suggesting a potential role for disruptions in cell polarity in the development of this condition.

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New Molecule Capable of Halting and Reverting Neurodegeneration Caused by Parkinson's Disease
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"Everything seems to indicate that the molecule we identified, the SynuClean-D, may provide therapeutic applications for the treatment of neurodegenerative disases such as Parkinson's in the future."

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Glucose Levels Directly Proportional to 'Hangriness'
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Researchers have revealed that the sudden drop in glucose we experience when we are hungry can impact our mood.

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Scientist Explains How They Un-picked Pick’s Disease

Scientist Explains How They Un-picked Pick’s Disease

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Scientists use Cryo-EM to solve the structure of the frontotemporal dementia-causing tau protein tangles.

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Using Therapeutic Antibodies Against Alzheimer’s Disease
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What if immunotherapy was the solution to cure Alzheimer’s disease (AD)? AD represents a major health issue as it affects an increasing number of people each year. The search for a therapy against AD is uncertain. Nevertheless, we can hope that the fast-growing advances in biotechnologies could lead to an improvement in diagnostics and a better understanding of the disease.

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Does the Brain Really Feel no Pain?
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The brain has no nociceptors – the nerves that detect damage or threat of damage to our body and signal this to the spinal cord and brain. This has led to the belief that the brain feels no pain. A belief that has entered popular culture.

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Three Ways to Turn Life Science Suppliers into Partners
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A growing number of life science businesses are turning to greater supply chain collaboration for benefits like accelerated time to market, improved quality, reduced risk and more rapid and widespread innovation. But while 68% of executives in this industry say active and meaningful engagement with suppliers is essential to success, far too many, over a third, struggle to implement it.

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