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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.
Neurogenesis diminishes after childhood, finds study

Neurogenesis diminishes after childhood, finds study

Impairment of interneuron migration could lead to cortical malformation

Impairment of interneuron migration could lead to cortical malformation

New neurons in adult brain help speed up association between sensory information and reward

New neurons in adult brain help speed up association between sensory information and reward

Scientists design new triple labeling technique to analyze stem cell division

Scientists design new triple labeling technique to analyze stem cell division

QUT researchers identify drug that could reverse brain deficits caused by alcohol

QUT researchers identify drug that could reverse brain deficits caused by alcohol

Rockefeller scientists develop system to model Huntington’s in human embryonic stem cells

Rockefeller scientists develop system to model Huntington’s in human embryonic stem cells

Scientists discover specific mechanism of Zika virus-associated microcephaly

Scientists discover specific mechanism of Zika virus-associated microcephaly

Researchers find efficient way to produce neurons from pluripotent stem cells

Researchers find efficient way to produce neurons from pluripotent stem cells

Study demonstrates for the first-time neurons moving in postnatal neurogenesis

Study demonstrates for the first-time neurons moving in postnatal neurogenesis

JGU researchers develop new technique to facilitate differentiation of stem cells into neurons

JGU researchers develop new technique to facilitate differentiation of stem cells into neurons

Using AFM to study cell mechanics and function

Using AFM to study cell mechanics and function

New study uncovers 13 previously-unknown genetic risk variants for restless legs syndrome

New study uncovers 13 previously-unknown genetic risk variants for restless legs syndrome

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