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Altering neurons improves autism in mice
Fixing impaired neurons appears to ease the symptoms of autism in laboratory studies on mice, where mice have the disorder. This is according to a new study published in the journal Neuron.
Why can’t you remember life as a baby?
The growth and development of new neurons may explain why adults cannot remember being infants, according to a new study.
Mapping the mouse brain
New research charts the entire brain of the mouse at the cellular level. The collected data is the most comprehensive analysis of an animal's brain to be published.
How do nerves 'fire'?
Nerve cells recycle tiny bubbles or "vesicles" that send chemical nerve signals from one cell to the next, according to a new study. The process is much faster and different to previously thought.
Got an itch? Scientists unravel how pain gets to the brain
Bethesda - Researchers have found the molecule that delivers itchiness signals to the brain. This is via a dedicated, and previously unknown, neural pathway.
Can urine be turned into brain cells?
Scientists have carried out a study whereby cells from human urine have been manipulated into cells that resemble the types of neurons found in the brain.
Piano tuning helps to 'shape' the brain
New research, which studied the brains of piano tuners compared to the brains of other people, showed that piano tuners have different and more complex neural pathways.
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