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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.
Dopamine drug leads to new neurons and recovery of function in Parkinson's

Dopamine drug leads to new neurons and recovery of function in Parkinson's

Dopamine drug may lead to new ways of treating Parkinson's and other neurodegenerative diseases

Dopamine drug may lead to new ways of treating Parkinson's and other neurodegenerative diseases

Researchers identify target of the widely prescribed antidepressant Prozac

Researchers identify target of the widely prescribed antidepressant Prozac

Scientists have gained valuable new insight into the biology of aggressive, incurable brain tumors

Scientists have gained valuable new insight into the biology of aggressive, incurable brain tumors

Brain memory modifies wiring during the female menstrual cycle

Brain memory modifies wiring during the female menstrual cycle

New understanding of how neurogenesis occurs

New understanding of how neurogenesis occurs

Cannabis boosts brain power in rats

Cannabis boosts brain power in rats

Cannabis boosts brain power in rats

Cannabis boosts brain power in rats

Prozac helps learning and memory in people with Huntington's disease

Prozac helps learning and memory in people with Huntington's disease

Release of the neurotransmitter GABA halts stem cell production in the brain

Release of the neurotransmitter GABA halts stem cell production in the brain

Novel way in which the brain size of developing mammals may be regulated

Novel way in which the brain size of developing mammals may be regulated

New roles for granulocyte colony-stimulating factor (G-CSF) in treating stroke

New roles for granulocyte colony-stimulating factor (G-CSF) in treating stroke

Scientists create new brain cells - in a dish

Scientists create new brain cells - in a dish

After stopping drinking, the brain grows back - significant implications for treatment of alcoholism during recovery

After stopping drinking, the brain grows back - significant implications for treatment of alcoholism during recovery

Molecular mechanisms behind XsalF's anterior specifying activity

Molecular mechanisms behind XsalF's anterior specifying activity

Having a good time can strengthen different centres in the brain and help it grow healthy brain cells

Having a good time can strengthen different centres in the brain and help it grow healthy brain cells