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Astrocytes modulate adenosine - thought to be important in controlling wake-to-sleep transitions and epileptic seizures

Astrocytes modulate adenosine - thought to be important in controlling wake-to-sleep transitions and epileptic seizures

Immature stem cells that proliferate to form brain tissues in mice can function for at least a year

Immature stem cells that proliferate to form brain tissues in mice can function for at least a year

Workshop - stem cells in reproduction and in the brain

Workshop - stem cells in reproduction and in the brain

Adult stem cells may play a role in the development of some forms of cancer

Adult stem cells may play a role in the development of some forms of cancer

Experimental treatment shown to reverse the loss of nerve fibres in Parkinson's Disease

Experimental treatment shown to reverse the loss of nerve fibres in Parkinson's Disease

Experimental treatment regrows nerve fibres in patient suffering Parkinson's disease

Experimental treatment regrows nerve fibres in patient suffering Parkinson's disease

Mammalian brain is far more plastic than previously thought and thus may be able to recover from serious brain injuries

Mammalian brain is far more plastic than previously thought and thus may be able to recover from serious brain injuries

Study of glial cells in the roundworm C. elegans may provide insight into a variety of human brain diseases

Study of glial cells in the roundworm C. elegans may provide insight into a variety of human brain diseases

Researchers prevent post-traumatic brain damage using experimental drug

Researchers prevent post-traumatic brain damage using experimental drug

Important new finding about the brain and its stem cells

Important new finding about the brain and its stem cells

Researchers insert engineered human stem cells into the spinal cords of ALS-afflicted rats

Researchers insert engineered human stem cells into the spinal cords of ALS-afflicted rats

RNA interference as promising therapy for ALS

RNA interference as promising therapy for ALS

Scientists have regenerated a damaged optic nerve

Scientists have regenerated a damaged optic nerve

Key insight into the process of normal synapse development may lead to improved treatment of conditions such as drug addiction and epilepsy

Key insight into the process of normal synapse development may lead to improved treatment of conditions such as drug addiction and epilepsy

Research confirms how early-life events shape later physiology

Research confirms how early-life events shape later physiology

African drug Ibogaine blocks alcohol cravings

African drug Ibogaine blocks alcohol cravings

Researchers have identified the cellular receptor for the JC virus

Researchers have identified the cellular receptor for the JC virus

Glia cells may be essential for the normal development of nerve cells responsible for hearing and balance

Glia cells may be essential for the normal development of nerve cells responsible for hearing and balance

Generic antipsychotic drugs can protect brain cells from progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy

Generic antipsychotic drugs can protect brain cells from progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy

Exercise protects brain cells affected by Parkinson's

Exercise protects brain cells affected by Parkinson's