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Research suggests the brain is a much more sensitive organ than originally perceived, sensitive to the tiniest of chemical signals

Research suggests the brain is a much more sensitive organ than originally perceived, sensitive to the tiniest of chemical signals

Implantable chip could serve as a prosthetic retina for people who suffer from age-related blindness

Implantable chip could serve as a prosthetic retina for people who suffer from age-related blindness

Fat hormone leptin affects a specific type of target neurons in the brain

Fat hormone leptin affects a specific type of target neurons in the brain

3dgenome program should lead to a breakthrough in our understanding of how our genome functions

3dgenome program should lead to a breakthrough in our understanding of how our genome functions

New clues into the mystery of the brain’s ultra-complicated cells known as neurons

New clues into the mystery of the brain’s ultra-complicated cells known as neurons

Artificial vibration has potential to help stroke patients recover their mobility more quickly

Artificial vibration has potential to help stroke patients recover their mobility more quickly

Significant vaccine advance for Parkinson’s disease therapy

Significant vaccine advance for Parkinson’s disease therapy

Size and shape of  synapses among neurons in the cerebral cortex determine long term memory capability

Size and shape of synapses among neurons in the cerebral cortex determine long term memory capability

Topiramate may protect newborns from brain injury and long-term neurologic problems caused by excitotoxicity

Topiramate may protect newborns from brain injury and long-term neurologic problems caused by excitotoxicity

African Americans suffer from cardiovascular diseases at a rate about five times higher than the rest of the U.S. population

African Americans suffer from cardiovascular diseases at a rate about five times higher than the rest of the U.S. population

Howard Hughes researchers find Alzheimer's may leave some forms of memory intact

Howard Hughes researchers find Alzheimer's may leave some forms of memory intact

Gene that affects alcohol sensitivity

Gene that affects alcohol sensitivity

Genetic signature associated with the aging human brain

Genetic signature associated with the aging human brain

Crucial discovery may help better diagnose and treat children with Hirschsprung disease

Crucial discovery may help better diagnose and treat children with Hirschsprung disease

Neuroscientists have overcome a major obstacle in gene therapy research

Neuroscientists have overcome a major obstacle in gene therapy research

Parkinson's disease breakthrough

Parkinson's disease breakthrough

One small glass of wine may be enough to harm fetal brain

One small glass of wine may be enough to harm fetal brain

How the brain interprets electrical impulses sent by neurons

How the brain interprets electrical impulses sent by neurons

Exercise can help brain healing process

Exercise can help brain healing process

Cellular garbage plays a key role in the process of cytokinesis, or cell division

Cellular garbage plays a key role in the process of cytokinesis, or cell division