Postmortem brain slices can be “read” to determine how a mouse was trained to behave in response to specific sounds.
Mouse studies may lead to development of human therapies.
You might resemble or act more like your mother, but a novel research study from UNC School of...
Amyloid – an abnormal protein whose accumulation in the brain is a hallmark of Alzheimer’s disease – starts accumulating inside neurons of people as young as 20, a much younger age than scientists ever imagined, reports a surprising new study.
Tumor recurrence following a period of remission is the main cause of death in cancer. The ability of cancer cells to remain dormant during and following therapy, only to be reactivated at a later time, frequently with greater aggressiveness, is one of the least-understood aspects of the disease.
The new study describes in detail the loss of connectivity between two sets of neurons that prevents the formation of long-term memory.
When salmon, salamanders or other aquatic animals poop or shed skin cells, they leave behind traces of their DNA in the water, like clues left behind at a crime scene.
Tiny particles embedded in gel can turn off drug-resistance genes, then release cancer drugs.
The United Nations is urging donors, organizations and countries fighting Ebola in West Africa not to give in to complacency as the death toll from the virus climbs toward 10,000.
Study in mice identifies mechanism that lowers levels of dopamine and heightens behavior suggesting anxiety and depression.
Cells provide individualized model for studying obesity and testing treatments.
The prevailing medical wisdom that Alzheimer's Disease has its origins in the brain has a radical and disputed rival with shocking implications for medicine's relentless efforts to forestall disease, ageing and death, according to a new review of the evidence.
Future treatments could bind to vulnerable site in viruses causing a variety of diseases.
Research suggests anti-aging benefits of calorie restriction without the restriction.
Following the traces of evolution: researches find a key to the reproduction of brain stem cells
Sierra Leone's vice president has put himself in quarantine following the death from Ebola of one of his security guards.
Highlighting a potential target in the treatment of multiple sclerosis (MS) and Alzheimer’s disease, new research suggests that triggering a protein found on the surface of brain cells may help slow the progression of these and other neurological diseases.
Reminders of God can make people more likely to seek out and take risks, according to research published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science.