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Reduced mastication impairs memory and learning functions, research reveals

Reduced mastication impairs memory and learning functions, research reveals

Dysfunctional microglia cells contribute to loss of synapses in Alzheimer's disease

Dysfunctional microglia cells contribute to loss of synapses in Alzheimer's disease

Mouse brain models reveal insights into genetics of autism

Mouse brain models reveal insights into genetics of autism

Memories stored in same neuron can be selectively erased, study suggests

Memories stored in same neuron can be selectively erased, study suggests

Scientists uncover mechanism that directly links inflammation to mental illness

Scientists uncover mechanism that directly links inflammation to mental illness

Molecule may play role in helping maintain balance of excitatory and inhibitory neurons

Molecule may play role in helping maintain balance of excitatory and inhibitory neurons

Key metabolic enzyme fuels molecular machinery to turn on memory genes after learning

Key metabolic enzyme fuels molecular machinery to turn on memory genes after learning

Study uncovers new genes linked to intelligence

Study uncovers new genes linked to intelligence

Researchers discover how tau disrupts functioning of nerve cells even before forming tangles

Researchers discover how tau disrupts functioning of nerve cells even before forming tangles

Researchers visualize precise mechanisms of calcium-dependent kinase during synaptic plasticity

Researchers visualize precise mechanisms of calcium-dependent kinase during synaptic plasticity

Machine learning could help reduce false positives from mammography screening

Machine learning could help reduce false positives from mammography screening

Discovery of signaling pathway offers new functional framework for treating schizophrenia

Discovery of signaling pathway offers new functional framework for treating schizophrenia

MIT researchers develop new technique to make high-resolution images of tissues

MIT researchers develop new technique to make high-resolution images of tissues

Microscopic probes simplify process of measuring electrical signals in small animals

Microscopic probes simplify process of measuring electrical signals in small animals

Biomedical engineers develop new method for delivering drugs to specific neurons

Biomedical engineers develop new method for delivering drugs to specific neurons

Shutting down key protein could slow or prevent Alzheimer’s disease, study shows

Shutting down key protein could slow or prevent Alzheimer’s disease, study shows

Astrocytes prove to be surprisingly vital players in the body's clock

Astrocytes prove to be surprisingly vital players in the body's clock

Scientists achieve closest view of working nerve synapses using custom-built microscope

Scientists achieve closest view of working nerve synapses using custom-built microscope

MPFI researchers develop new tool to study CaMKII kinetics in learning and memory

MPFI researchers develop new tool to study CaMKII kinetics in learning and memory

Researchers discover cellular defects that underlie familial form of Parkinson's disease

Researchers discover cellular defects that underlie familial form of Parkinson's disease