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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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Can Stem Cells be Used to Treat Parkinson’s Disease?

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Sophie discusses current research investigating the use of stem cells to replace damaged neurons in Parkinson's. Could something that once sounded like science fiction actually be a potential future treatment?

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Memory Pioneer Celebrates Her Centenary

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Brenda Milner who pioneered our understanding of multi-system memory celebrated her 100th birthday at the weekend

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Measuring 'Anticipation' in the Brain

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Macaques have a brain-scan while watching a computer that presents them with dots.

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How Does the Brain Represent the Objects We Touch?

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A hypothetical model to understand how “touch” is represented in the brain.

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Researchers Reverse Blindness

Researchers Reverse Blindness

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Researchers change Müller glia into rod photoreceptors in mice and reverse congenital blindness

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New Research Suggests It’s all About the Bass
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The study found that while listening, volunteer’s brain activities and the rhythmic structure of the sound became synchronized – particularly at the frequency of the beat.

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Phantom Pong: One American in 15 smells odors that aren’t there
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NIH study reveals prevalence of and risk factors for phantom odor perception

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Autism Linked to Egg Cells' Difficulty Creating Large Proteins
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Genetic factors underlying fragile X syndrome, and potentially from other autism-related disorders, stem from defects in the cell's ability to create unusually large protein structures

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Cell Culture Quality Control: Blissful Ignorance?

Cell Culture Quality Control: Blissful Ignorance?

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How can quality control efforts keep up with the rapid advances in cellular model research? Read on for insights into challenges in recognizing and managing issues in cell culture quality control

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What Might Explain the Unhappiness Epidemic?
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The problem is that much of what determines happiness is outside of our control.

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Almost Half of Adults with Autism Struggle with Depression
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Nearly half of adults with autism will experience clinical depression in their lifetime, according to new research.

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