Sleep Loss Drastically Affects Your Positive Outlook

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There are many symptoms of depression -including feeling sad and no longer being able to enjoy things you typically would, but poor sleep is associated with a particularly serious sign of the condition.

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Synapses in the Brain Mirror the Structure of the Visual World

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Scientists have discovered why our brain might be so good at perceiving edges and contours.

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A Day in the Life of Karel Svoboda Group Leader at Janelia Research Campus

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Get a behind-the-scenes look at a day in the lab of neuroscientist Karel Svoboda

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Investigating the Synaptic Organization of Visual Space: Which Synapse Saw What?

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Iacaruso et al. have determined the organization of excitatory synaptic inputs responding to different locations in the visual scene.

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8 Stories of Lab Safety Gone Wrong

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Read about eight incidents from which we can all learn important lessons about lab safety.

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Researchers Revolutionize Brain-Computer Interfaces Using Silicon Electronics

Researchers Revolutionize Brain-Computer Interfaces Using Silicon Electronics

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In new DARPA project, researchers exploit the latest in silicon electronics to invent an implanted brain-interface device that could transform how artificial systems enhance brain functions.

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Waterlogged Brain Region Helps Scientists Gauge Damage Caused by Parkinson’s Disease
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Development suggests that fluid changes in a specific brain area could provide a way to track that damage.

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Nanoparticle Delivery of Curcumin Induces Tumor Cell Death
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Attaching curcumin, a component of the common spice turmeric, to nanoparticles can be used to target and destroy treatment-resistant neuroblastoma tumor cells

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Large-Scale Production of Living Brain Cells Enables Entirely New Research
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After performing a biopsy on the patient, the skin cells are transformed into brain cells that effectively imitate the disease and the age of the patient.

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