Preclinical Alpha Synuclein Model Developed

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Horizon and the Michael J Fox foundation have teamed up to generate a preclinical animal model of parkinson's disease.

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The 2017 BNA Christmas Symposium on Brain Technologies

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This year’s BNA Christmas symposium focus was on neurotechnologies and their place in society.

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If Brains are Computers, Who Designs the Software? With Daniel Dennett

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In this YouTube video from the Royal Institution, Cognitive Scientist and Philospher Daniel Dennett discusses the evolution the mind and the impact of education on its evolution.

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Can Groups Make Good Decisions? Neuroscientists Explain

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In this TED Talk, neuroscientist Mariano Sigman and his colleague Dan Ariely perform live experiments with their audiences to explain how groups can make better decisions than individuals.

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Brain’s Autopilot Mapped

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Study reveals a brain network previously thought to be confined to our inner thought processes, such as when day-dreaming, is crucial for enabling the brain's autopilot system.

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How We Sense Touch: Skin cells communicate with nerve cells

How We Sense Touch: Skin cells communicate with nerve cells

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The study in mice paves the way for future research into the skin–nerve–brain communication errors that occur in disorders such as dermatitis and psoriasis and could inform the development of new topical treatments for these conditions.

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All in a Droplet: Atomic Resolution of ALS Protein Resolved
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Researchers have described atom-by-atom changes in a family of proteins linked to amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), a group of brain disorders known as frontotemporal dementia and degenerative diseases of muscle and bone.

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Pupil Size Couples to Cortical States to Protect Deep Sleep Stability
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Researchers have found that mice pupil size fluctuates during sleep. They also show that pupil size is a reliable indicator of sleep states.

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A Place to Think: Persistent neuronal activity in human prefrontal cortex links perception and action
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Neuroscientists have tracked the progress of a thought through the brain, showing clearly how the prefrontal cortex at the front of the brain coordinates activity to help us act in response to a perception.

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