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Gender-distinct Circuit for Depression
MSU researchers have found a gender-distinct neuronal circuit for depression.
Talking Consciousness With Anil Seth at BNA 2019
At the British Neuroscience Association's Festival of Neuroscience 2019, Professor Anil Seth of the University of Sussex discusses the mystery of consciousness and answers some interesting questions from our viewers.
The Source of Fear
Researchers at Boston University investigating how the brain stores memory took this image of these mouse hippocampal cells in the dentate gyrus subregion.
Do Genetics or Environment Most Affect Depression?
Alistair Campbell explores an interesting perspective on depression. Encouraged by his family, Alistair sets out on a journey to explore if cutting edge science can offer him - and the millions of people like him - the hope of one day living depression-free. As he tries to understand his depression better, he also reflects on key events in his life and asks if they could have had a negative effect on his mind.
A Closer Look at Autism Spectrum Disorder With Professor Uta Frith
Professor Uta Frith, University College London, outlines how research itself and the public perception of autism has evolved over the years. Uta also highlights some promising changes and initiatives set to improve the credibility of biomedical research.
Rap as a Tool for Science Communication
Baba Brinkman, a peer-reviewed freestyle rap artist, shares his thoughts on rap as an effective tool for science communication and even treated us to a short freestyle based on three themes from the BNA2019 Festival of Neuroscience: "credibility", "decision-making" and "ketamine in depression".
The Origin of Consciousness
How unaware things became aware.
Inside the Ant Lab: Mutants and Social Genes
Social insects such as ants and bees often have complex societies, but understanding the genetics behind their social interactions can be difficult due to their complex lifecycles. This lab in New York hopes to investigate the genetics of ant social behaviour by focussing on an unusual species: the Clonal Raider Ant.
Neuromyths in Education
Dr Duncan Astle from the MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit and University of Cambridge explains how neuromyths emerge in education, their implications and what can be done to try and mitigate their effects.
Top 10 Diagnostics News Stories of 2018
Featuring sweat sensors, epi-signatures, and advances in 3D medical imaging, here's a wrap-up of the most-read diagnostics news stories we covered in 2018.