Mental Illness Not Behind Majority of School Shootings, Study Finds
Researchers analyzing the motivations behind mass school shootings have concluded that in the majority of cases severe mental illness wasn’t a contributing factor.
Psilocybin and Psychotherapy Relieve Treatment-Resistant Depression in Largest Clinical Trial to Date
The largest study to date testing the ability of the psychedelic compound psilocybin to treat a psychiatric disorder has shown that the mushroom-derived drug, delivered in combination with integrative psychotherapy sessions, significantly reduced participants’ depression as compared to a placebo after three weeks.
The FEDORA That May Increase Risk of Depression in Women
A small study examining both humans and mice has identified a gene regulator that may function as a controller of major depression specifically in females.
A Simple Urine Test for Alzheimer’s Disease?
A new study published in Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience identifies formic acid as a potential biomarker for early-stage Alzheimer’s disease. Obtained from urine, the biomarker could offer an inexpensive and efficient diagnostic tool for the neurodegenerative condition.
Harry Potter-Reading Computer Model Decodes How the Brain Combines Words
A computational model that can predict areas of the brain used to process the meaning of words when used in a sentence was tested on people as they read a chapter from Harry Potter.
Data Reporting, Integrity and Compliance
In this article, we examine how analytical scientists can enhance their data sharing and reporting practices, leading to improvements in data integrity and an easier route to compliance within a regulated good manufacturing practice (GMP) environment.
Cryo-EM Research Is Changing the Way We Look at Neurodegenerative Diseases
This article takes a look at how cryo-electron microscopy is emerging as a critical tool in the structural analysis of tau filaments and how it is helping to advance tauopathy research.
Five Events You Don’t Want To Miss at Neuroscience 2022
After a three-year absence, the Society for Neuroscience’s (SfN) annual meeting returns to San Diego from November 12–16. With 10 conference tracks to choose from, getting your calendar in order beforehand is essential. To help you out, we’ve picked five events that should be near the top of your schedule.
Should #SciTwitter Migrate Elsewhere?
From tweets to toots – the online community #SciTwitter is considering a move from Twitter to an alternative online platform. In this article, we explore how Twitter has supported science communication and outreach over recent years, the motivations for migration and ask: where are you heading, #SciTwitter?
How To Build an Effective Protein Degrader
This guide highlights the four major stages of targeted protein degradation, the challenges at each step, and the questions you should ask yourself to ensure your final product will result in a complete protein degradation.
Fall in Love With Pipetting Again: Automated Liquid Handling
Download this guide to learn more about automated liquid handling solutions.
Achieving Cost-Effective, High-Throughput Single Cell Multiomic Analysis
Download this listicle to learn more about innovative solutions for high-throughput single cell analysis and their applications within biomedical research.
Spatial Transcriptomics: Understanding Gene Regulation in the Tissue Context
Download this listicle to explore spatial transcriptomics applications and key technologies including next-generation sequencing based-methods, In situ sequencing-based methods and In situ hybridization-based methods.