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Brain responses to speech predict early language outcomes in children with autism

An essential component of current research initiatives on brain disorders is to enhance our understanding of normal and atypical brain development and how certain trajectories impact or underlie disease-related phenotypes.
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The neural highway: Targeted routing of information

All neurons in the brain belong to complex neural circuits, typically receiving and transmitting activity from and to multiple brain areas. A critical question in systems neuroscience is whether a brain region broadcasts the same information to multiple downstream areas, or if activity to distinct brain areas somehow conveys different information.
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Label-Free Binding Analysis Trends

Understand current trends and learn which application areas are expected to gain in popularity over the next few years.
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Won Yung Choi, Neuroscience beyond the Bench

Not all neuroscientists work at the lab bench. In this profile we follow the story of Won Yung Choi, National Sales Manager for the Americas, Bitplane. Choi discusses her experiences transitioning out of academia to a non-traditional neuroscience role.
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Social Bonding and the Brain: Oxytocin’s role in a neural circuit for maternal social behavior

Oxytocin is a neuropeptide important for controlling social behaviors such as pair bonding and parenting. It does this in part by increasing the salience of socially relevant sensory input. However, it has not been clear which neurons in the brain respond to oxytocin, or how oxytocin modifies neural circuits to increase the prominence of social information.
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Optogenetics: Harvesting the Power of Light for Neuronal Control

With accolades like “method of the year” and “breakthrough of the decade,” it’s easy to assume that optogenetics—a scientific technique for turning neurons on and off using light—is, indeed, a game-changing technology.
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Upcoming Helsinki Chemicals Forum Focuses on Critical Chemicals Safety Regulations

Awareness of the risks associated with hazardous chemicals is driving a greater understanding of their long-term effects.
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Anxiety and the ability to predict an outcome

Making decisions is a complex process that is made easier when the outcomes of actions are predictable. Researchers know that people with high anxiety are more likely to interpret unexpected variability as a sign of catastrophe.
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Pittcon 2015 Informatics Wrap-Up

Technology Continues to Impact the Lab; Pittcon Focuses on Workflows, Integration, Meta Data Management and Accelerating Innovation
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Changing Phase of Biomarkers

Discover the current scenario and changing business models of the biomarkers field.
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