We've updated our Privacy Policy to make it clearer how we use your personal data.

We use cookies to provide you with a better experience, read our Cookie Policy

Featured News

 

Latest News

Sleep Deprivation Leads To Increase in Tau Protein in Bloodstream
News   Jan 09, 2020

A preliminary study has found that when young, healthy men were deprived of just one night of sleep, they had higher levels of tau, a biomarker for Alzheimer's disease, in their blood than when they had a full, uninterrupted night of rest.

READ MORE

First Stem Cell Models of Human Spine Development Created
News   Jan 09, 2020

Researchers have created the first lab-dish models of the segmentation clock using stem cells derived from adult human tissue. The achievements not only provide the first evidence that the segmentation clock ticks in humans but also provide the first in vitro systems enabling the study of very early spine development in humans.

READ MORE

Abnormal Neuronal Activity Prevents the Mouse Brain Rewiring for Parenthood
News   Jan 09, 2020

A new study suggests that the same mechanisms that enable rapid learning during early development are also involved when heightened learning is triggered during adulthood.

READ MORE

“Rescue” Drug Could Save Lives, but Less Than 2% of Opioid Users Get It
News   Jan 09, 2020

Despite naloxone being recommended for those who take high-dose opioids, or who have a history of opioid problems, a new study finds those at risk aren’t getting the overdose rescue drug.

READ MORE

Compounds Protect Brain Cells From Stresses Linked to Alzheimer’s
News   Jan 09, 2020

A novel screening platform, developed by scientists at Scripps Research, has fueled the discovery of a set of drug-like compounds, that may powerfully protect brain cells from stresses found in Alzheimer’s and other neurodegenerative diseases.

READ MORE

Laser-based Imaging System Teams Up With Algorithm To Identify Brain Tumors
News   Jan 08, 2020

Combining advanced optical imaging with an artificial intelligence algorithm can produce accurate, real-time intraoperative diagnosis of brain tumors, according to a new study.

READ MORE

$9-million Grant To Tackle Chronic Pain in Adolescents
News   Jan 08, 2020

An international research collaboration has been awarded a $9-million research grant to tackle the complex problem of chronic musculoskeletal pain in adolescents.

READ MORE

App-delivered Mindfulness Makes It Easier To Forget Your Fears
News   Jan 08, 2020

A new study shows that brief daily mindfulness training delivered through the HEADSPACE mindfulness app makes it easier to achieve lasting extinction of fear reactions.

READ MORE

A Genetic Path To Reversing Friedreich's Ataxia
News   Jan 08, 2020

Scientists have identified a molecular mechanism that could reverse the genetic defect responsible for Friedreich’s ataxia, a neurodegenerative disease.

READ MORE

A New "Census" of the Zebrafish Brain
News   Jan 08, 2020

Scientists have successfully determined the number and type of newly formed neurons in zebrafish.

READ MORE