This Week in Neuroscience
List Sep 29, 2017
Article from Hung et al. map oxcytocin neuron projections to the reward centre of the brain, and show that release of oxytocin in this area promotes pro-social behavior.
Kiel University research team proves, for the first time, that there is close cooperation between the nervous system and the microbial population of the body.
UK Team discovers hypothalamic Tancytes respond to 2 types of proteins found in meat and regulate feeding behavior.
Small study directly imaged inflammatory markers in majorly depressed people, using PET imaging.
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