27.7 C
New York
Friday, August 12, 2022
Tags Neurons

Tag: Neurons

Illuminating the brain one neuron and synapse at a time –...

Vivian Lam, The Conversation Scientists know both a lot and very little about the brain. With billions of neurons...

The 2021 Nobel Prize for medicine helps unravel mysteries about how...

Steven D. Munger, University of Florida Humans rely on our senses to tell us about the world. Which way...

Swimming gives your brain a boost – but scientists don’t know...

Seena Mathew, University of Mary Hardin-Baylor It’s no secret that aerobic exercise can help stave off some of the...

MDMA may help treat PTSD – but beware of claims that...

Arash Javanbakht, Wayne State University Recent clinical trials, including one soon to be published in Nature Medicine, have suggested...

Astrocyte cells in the fruit fly brain are an on-off switch...

Sarah DeGenova Ackerman, University of Oregon The Research Brief is a short take about interesting academic work.

Synthetic odors created by activating brain cells help neuroscientists understand how...

Edmund Chong, New York University When you experience something with your senses, it evokes complex patterns of activity in your brain. One important goal in...

Your big brain makes you human – count your neurons when...

Suzana Herculano-Houzel, Vanderbilt University Here’s something new to consider being thankful for at the dinner table: the long evolutionary journey that gave you your big...

Brain-machine interfaces are getting better and better – and Neuralink’s new...

Robert Gaunt, University of Pittsburgh and Jennifer Collinger, University of Pittsburgh Elon Musk grabbed a lot of attention with his July 16 announcement that his...

Most Popular

How the stress of playing chess can be fatal

By Andrew Lane, University of Wolverhampton The death of a chess player in the middle of a match at the world’s most prestigious competition may...