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

Advertisement

FEATURED ARTICLES

 

Latest Articles

Pittcon 2015 Informatics Wrap-Up
Article

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

READ MORE

Changing Phase of Biomarkers
Article

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

READ MORE

Geomagnetic visual prosthesis helps blind rats find their way
Article

Navigating a complex environment requires an egocentric representation: a neural signature of how you and your body relate to objects in your visual field. Part of the difficulty in exploring space for those without sight is the challenge of understanding how object positions relate to each other (allocentric representation) and to oneself (egocentric representation).

READ MORE

Novel mechanism behind Alzheimer’s-related circadian rhythm disruptions
Article

Alzheimer’s disease (AD), a progressive and highly disruptive neurodegenerative condition, leads to a severe decrease in cognitive capabilities. Though the root cause of AD is unclear, it is known that increased levels of amyloid-β—a cleavage product of the amyloid precursor protein (APP)—are associated with development of the disease.

READ MORE

Cold-shock protein protects against neurodegeneration
Article

In the adult brain, communication between neurons is constantly remodeled by the elimination of old synapses and the formation of new ones; this turnover of synapses is called structural plasticity. Patients with neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s disease have fewer synapses compared to normally aging adults, suggesting that their brains have decreased structural plasticity.

READ MORE

Implanting rewarding memories during sleep
Article

The hippocampus is a neural structure thought to maintain a cognitive map of our surroundings and the activity of some hippocampal neurons reflect when an animal is in a particular location. These ‘place cells’ are thought to represent the cognitive unit which signals the representation of location in space.

READ MORE

What the science says about Friday the 13th
Article

For some people, Friday the 13th instills fear and dread, while for others it’s just another Friday. But does science support the superstitions behind this apprehension? Should you get out of bed today or tuck yourself back under the covers to stay safe and sound? Over the years, scientists have analyzed the data, dissecting the underlying accident rates of this proposed unlucky day.

READ MORE

Remediation of addiction with a 1-2 punch of deep brain stimulation & dopamine receptor antagonists
Article

Pathological changes to synaptic transmission underlie part of the etiology of different neurological and psychiatric diseases including Parkinson’s disease and drug addiction. Deep brain stimulation (DBS) is an effective treatment for tremors associated with Parkinson’s disease.

READ MORE

In vivo CRISPR-Cas9 Screen Sheds Light On Cancer Metastasis And Tumor Evolution
Article

Genome-scale study points to drivers of tumor evolution and metastasis, provides roadmap for future in vivo Cas9 screens.

READ MORE

Hookworm Genome Sequenced
Article

UMMS sequences hookworm genome; may lead to new treatments for tropical disease.

READ MORE

 
Advertisement