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Prionlike protein stores memories: fruit fly study offers clues to mechanism for remembering. Dec 10, 2016 453
Parkinson's may begin in the gut: in mice, proteins linked to the disease moved up to the brain. Dec 10, 2016 618
Hot and spicy pain signals get blocked in naked mole-rats. Brief article Nov 12, 2016 169
Time to retire the 5-second rule. Brief article Oct 29, 2016 214
Brain's physical structure aids wiring: stiffness and softness determine how nerve cells' axons move. Oct 15, 2016 425
GluMI cells are anything but. Brief article Oct 1, 2016 166
Alzheimer's drug shows promise: in small clinical trial, antibody reduced brain plaques. Oct 1, 2016 696
'Neural dust' listens to muscles, nerves: tiny ultrasonic implant can detect electrical activity in rats. Sep 3, 2016 441
Fentanyl's fatal toll is rising: deaths linked to opioid's rapid effects on chest muscles. Sep 3, 2016 1283
Gaming the brain: computer experiment throws shade on neuroscience methods. Sep 3, 2016 1558
Antibiotics might fight Alzheimer's: mouse study links gut bacteria changes to brain plaque buildup. Aug 20, 2016 398
New brain map is most detailed yet. Brief article Aug 20, 2016 199
Young brain must learn to feed itself: in infant mice, hungry nerve cells may aid development. Jul 23, 2016 445
Well-timed exercise aids memory. Brief article Jul 23, 2016 187
The mature mind: when it comes to the brain, aging starts early. Jul 23, 2016 2902
Morphine can prolong rats' pain: experiment suggests another drawback to using opioids. Jul 9, 2016 371
Autism tied to aberrant sense of touch: in mice, mutations in skin nerve cells cause behavioral problems. Jul 9, 2016 563
Alzheimer's culprit may fight germs: Amyloid-beta protein attacks pathogens in mice, worms. Jun 25, 2016 507
Wiping out gut bacteria impairs brain. Brief article Jun 25, 2016 201
Brain waves in REM sleep help store memories. Brief article Jun 11, 2016 231
Left brain stands guard while asleep: vigilance in unfamiliar places may serve as safety measure. May 28, 2016 452
How ketamine really fights depression: in mice, drug's metabolite eases symptoms without side effects. Brief article May 28, 2016 330
Role of iron in Parkinson's debated: data conflict on whether too much or too little metal raises risk. May 28, 2016 1245
Misguided math: faulty Bayesian reasoning may explain some mental disorders. May 28, 2016 2734
Synapses lost in early Alzheimer's: overactive immune cells point to path to fight brain disease. Apr 30, 2016 713
Hippocampus makes 'social' maps: brain structure is not limited to tracking physical locations. Apr 30, 2016 472
Forgetting can be hard work for the brain. Brief article Apr 30, 2016 189
Lip-readers 'hear' silent words. Brief article Apr 30, 2016 153
Fear takes many paths in brain: drug elicits anxiety in people without working amygdalae. Apr 30, 2016 361
Lost memories retrieved for mice: study sheds light on early stages of Alzheimer's disease. Apr 16, 2016 504
Explaining Henry VIII's erratic behavior. Brief article Apr 2, 2016 206
Microbes and the mind: the bacteria in our guts may help decide who gets anxiety and depression. Apr 2, 2016 2415
Putting the mind's healing powers to the test. Book review Mar 19, 2016 403
Mice offer clues to concussion risk: brain needs time to recover between hits, study suggests. Mar 5, 2016 438
Early signing benefits deaf kids later on: exposure to sign language from birth may enhance mental skills. Mar 5, 2016 321
Tiny brains made in lab dishes. Brief article Mar 5, 2016 166
Cancer drug's effect against Alzheimer's debated. Brief article Mar 5, 2016 278
Sneaky virus delivers the goods to brain cells. Brief article Mar 5, 2016 200
Schizophrenia tied to synapse pruning: variants of immune system gene implicated in mental disorder. Feb 20, 2016 547
Brain waves could guide anesthesia: network connections weaker in those who go under easily. Feb 20, 2016 388
Pain produces memory gain: high heat improves recall of objects a year later, study finds. Feb 6, 2016 482
Test tells viruses from bacteria: gene behavior can distinguish what's causing an infection. Jan 23, 2016 712
Elusive transition state captured: crossover point in molecule's transformation detailed. Jan 23, 2016 353
Shrub cells are true to form. Brief article Jan 9, 2016 189
Potent-pot users show brain damage: more THC associated with weakness in key white matter tract. Brief article Jan 9, 2016 311
Eyes hard at work can make ears go temporarily deaf. Brief article Jan 9, 2016 139
Alzheimer's drugs' unexpected effect: antibody treatments make mice's nerve cells hyperactive. Dec 26, 2015 318
Testes battle brain for selenium: in mice, these organs compete when nutrient levels are low. Dec 26, 2015 383
Brain's GPS cells map time, distance: neurons that monitor location have many jobs, rat study find. Dec 12, 2015 507
Blood-brain barrier jiggled loose to deliver medicine. Brief article Dec 12, 2015 238
Nerve cells could block urge to scratch: neurons in spinal cord may curb itch caused by light tap on skin. Report Nov 28, 2015 402
Nets full of holes snag memories: mesh that wraps nerve cells may store long-term info. Report Nov 14, 2015 431
Signs of Huntington's appear in youth: adult-onset disorder may affect children's brain development. Report Nov 14, 2015 300
Sex influences ability to read crowd's emotions. Report Nov 14, 2015 212
Head rush: blood exerts a powerful influence on the brain. Nov 14, 2015 2391
Adolescent brains open to change: teens' neural wiring is extra sensitive to outside influences. Oct 31, 2015 1218
DNA varies from neuron to neuron: neighboring nerve cells can have distinct genetic makeups. Oct 31, 2015 530
Caffeine resets body's circadian clock: after-dinner coffee could induce 40-minute delay, study shows. Oct 17, 2015 439
Alzheimer's acts like prion disease: misfolded proteins implicated in more neurological disorders. Oct 17, 2015 1488
Diagnosing what caused a medieval trembling hand. Oct 17, 2015 336
Altered protein makes mice smart: genetic tweak points to future treatment for schizophrenia. Brief article Sep 19, 2015 285
Hints emerge of how the brain visualizes dreams. Brief article Sep 19, 2015 156
Fish oil may ward off schizophrenia: promising results still need verification in larger study. Sep 5, 2015 348
How brain-eating amoebas really kill: infection with Naegleria fowleri triggers fatal immune response. Aug 22, 2015 429
Rat brains have a speedometer: specialized nerve cells fire faster when feet are fleet. Aug 8, 2015 486
Sugar may put you to sleep: glucose triggers nerve cells to spur drowsiness in mice. Aug 8, 2015 470
How screams shatter the brain. Brief article Aug 8, 2015 184
Autism's journey from shadows to light. Book review Aug 8, 2015 443
Wrinkled brain mimics paper ball: power law relationship for folding applies across species. Report Jul 25, 2015 466
Homunculus reimagined. Brief article Jul 25, 2015 160
Female's nose can block male odors: during infertile periods, mice are oblivious to possible mates. Brief article Jul 11, 2015 306
Alzheimer's spares music memories: disease may not harm brain areas linked to song familiarity. Jul 11, 2015 316
Gene crucial for feeling pain found: discovery may lead to better drugs for chronic sufferers. Jun 27, 2015 307
Cerebellum may foster creativity: activity in brain region grew while people played Pictionary. Jun 27, 2015 427
Brain on display. Jun 13, 2015 346
Fruit flies flee from shadows: faux predators instigate response suggestive of fear. Report Jun 13, 2015 557
Trip to Mars could damage brain cells: Mimic of cosmic radiation led to memory, learning woes in mice. May 30, 2015 335
Catching z's may snag memories too: sleep study in fruit flies raises hope for Alzheimer's patients. May 16, 2015 370
Brain hack: consumers take their neurons into their own hands. Nov 15, 2014 2777
Sleep drunkenness:\SLEEP DRUHN-kuhn-ness\n. Brief article Nov 1, 2014 127
Muscles make natural antidepressant: exercise blocks brain toxin linked to stress, mouse study shows. Nov 1, 2014 544
The brain sorts words during sleep. Brief article Oct 18, 2014 175
Laser light rewrites memories in mice: nerve cells in the hippocampus help modify recollections. Oct 4, 2014 706
Treatment may aid babies with autism: changing how parents interact with children shows promise. Oct 4, 2014 380
Electrical pulses to the brain may bring memory gains. Brief article Oct 4, 2014 190
Some brain scans may be misleading: busy neurons don't always draw blood, mouse study finds. Sep 20, 2014 366
Study may explain how pain saps will: motivation in mice drained by molecule muffling reward cells. Sep 20, 2014 362
Prosthesis uses arms to tell legs to move. Brief article Sep 20, 2014 156
Hippocampus helps pigeon roaming: birds without the brain structures take fewer detours. Brief article Sep 6, 2014 274
Genetic links to schizophrenia found: newly discovered DNA changes may underlie mental disorder. Aug 23, 2014 580
Early Parkinson's drug use may be OK: taking levodopa long-term doesn't increase side effects. Aug 23, 2014 399
'Alive Inside' touches hearts and brains with music. Movie review Aug 23, 2014 384
Electrode turns consciousness on and off: woman lost awareness, though appeared awake, when part of her brain was stimulated. Aug 9, 2014 680
Frequent marijuana use may affect dopamine response. Brief article Aug 9, 2014 158
Hubs go awry in brain disorders: schizophrenia, Alzheimer's target connection centers. Jul 26, 2014 513
Sunbathing may boost endorphins in the body and brain: mice produce feel-good molecule in response to regular exposure to ultraviolet light. Jul 26, 2014 570
Crayfish get anxious too. Brief article Jul 26, 2014 135
Sleep strengthens brain connections: mice allowed to snooze show signs of solidified learning. Jul 12, 2014 491
Stress hormone kicks brain cells into gear. Brief article Jul 12, 2014 192
Rats feel regret, experiment finds: rodents may lament missed opportunities for food. Jul 12, 2014 752

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