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Neurogenesis (birth of neurons) is the process by which neurons are generated. Most active during pre-natal development, neurogenesis is responsible for populating the growing brain.
Space radiation causes long-term health consequences for astronauts

Space radiation causes long-term health consequences for astronauts

Research provides insight into how imbalance in neural precursor cells may contribute to brain diseases

Research provides insight into how imbalance in neural precursor cells may contribute to brain diseases

Manipulation of single gene defines new pathway to mood disorders

Manipulation of single gene defines new pathway to mood disorders

Study finds that yoga and meditation practices enhance resilience, wellbeing

Study finds that yoga and meditation practices enhance resilience, wellbeing

Lunatic fringe gene plays role in regulating fate of neural stem cells

Lunatic fringe gene plays role in regulating fate of neural stem cells

Reduced mastication impairs memory and learning functions, research reveals

Reduced mastication impairs memory and learning functions, research reveals

Dmrta2 gene mutation can lead to abnormal brain development in unborn babies

Dmrta2 gene mutation can lead to abnormal brain development in unborn babies

New study re-writes parts of the rulebook on evolution of mammalian brains

New study re-writes parts of the rulebook on evolution of mammalian brains

Long-distance brain connections can target, stimulate discrete pools of stem cells

Long-distance brain connections can target, stimulate discrete pools of stem cells

Sleep disturbances, long and short duration of sleep may increase risk of dementia and lung cancer

Sleep disturbances, long and short duration of sleep may increase risk of dementia and lung cancer

Discovery of steroid hormone in fruit flies may shed new light on maternal hypothyroidism

Discovery of steroid hormone in fruit flies may shed new light on maternal hypothyroidism

New research sheds light on inner mechanisms underlying learning and memory

New research sheds light on inner mechanisms underlying learning and memory

Research shows potential way to limit damage to the brain caused by seizure disorder

Research shows potential way to limit damage to the brain caused by seizure disorder

Johns Hopkins study shows that healthy adult gut loses and regenerates nerve cells

Johns Hopkins study shows that healthy adult gut loses and regenerates nerve cells

Study identifies key mediator in learning process

Study identifies key mediator in learning process

TSRI scientists discover potential way to stop meth relapse

TSRI scientists discover potential way to stop meth relapse

Neuroprotective compound could save brain cells during stroke, rat study shows

Neuroprotective compound could save brain cells during stroke, rat study shows

How does the brain control appetite?

How does the brain control appetite?

Neurons generated at different life stages can impact olfactory behavior in mice, research shows

Neurons generated at different life stages can impact olfactory behavior in mice, research shows

Alkaloid in ayahuasca beverage triggers neurogenesis in human neural cells

Alkaloid in ayahuasca beverage triggers neurogenesis in human neural cells