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Newborn screening can prevent lifelong disability

Newborn screening can prevent lifelong disability

Researchers reveal how alteration of single nucleotide could initiate fragile X syndrome

Researchers reveal how alteration of single nucleotide could initiate fragile X syndrome

Zebrafish and virus help scientists map the living brain

Zebrafish and virus help scientists map the living brain

Study shows bryostatin plays key role in slowing or reversing Alzheimer's disease

Study shows bryostatin plays key role in slowing or reversing Alzheimer's disease

Lead levels in foods prepared in aluminum pots from Cameroon exceed US guidelines for lead intake

Lead levels in foods prepared in aluminum pots from Cameroon exceed US guidelines for lead intake

Study shows inactivation of p53 protein promotes cancer progression

Study shows inactivation of p53 protein promotes cancer progression

Higher risk of psychiatric disorders found in children born to women with fertility problems

Higher risk of psychiatric disorders found in children born to women with fertility problems

Combination of effective drugs for Parkinson's disease controls symptoms of Rett syndrome in mice

Combination of effective drugs for Parkinson's disease controls symptoms of Rett syndrome in mice

Two young neuroscientists win CAN Young Investigator Awards for 2014

Two young neuroscientists win CAN Young Investigator Awards for 2014

Experimental anticancer compound appears to reverse behaviors associated with schizophrenia

Experimental anticancer compound appears to reverse behaviors associated with schizophrenia

Scientists discover why cerebellar granule cell neurons in A-T patients fail to repair DNA damage

Scientists discover why cerebellar granule cell neurons in A-T patients fail to repair DNA damage

UC Davis MIND Institute named Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Research Center

UC Davis MIND Institute named Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Research Center

Patient with autistic behavior experiences improvements in mental health after liver transplant

Patient with autistic behavior experiences improvements in mental health after liver transplant

Genetic basis of hereditary disease causes severe brain atrophy in Jews of Moroccan ancestry

Genetic basis of hereditary disease causes severe brain atrophy in Jews of Moroccan ancestry

Researchers discover how brain cells change during learning and memories

Researchers discover how brain cells change during learning and memories

Rare and de novo mutations flesh out schizophrenia picture

Rare and de novo mutations flesh out schizophrenia picture

Scientists believe that new links between brain cells help encode new memories and skills

Scientists believe that new links between brain cells help encode new memories and skills

Polyunsaturated fatty acids play key role in embryonic development

Polyunsaturated fatty acids play key role in embryonic development

Prenatal alcohol exposure impacts brain development and change behavior

Prenatal alcohol exposure impacts brain development and change behavior

Genetic mutation found to restore translational balance in mice

Genetic mutation found to restore translational balance in mice