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Drugs with similar chemical attributes as Ecstasy might offer useful alternatives to current therapies for Parkinson's disease

Drugs with similar chemical attributes as Ecstasy might offer useful alternatives to current therapies for Parkinson's disease

Brain may interpret the information it receives from sensory neurons using a code more complicated than scientists previously thought

Brain may interpret the information it receives from sensory neurons using a code more complicated than scientists previously thought

Action of dopamine may be particularly important for understanding psychiatric conditions

Action of dopamine may be particularly important for understanding psychiatric conditions

Nerve-insulating substance called myelin can lead to functional improvements in animals with spinal cord injury

Nerve-insulating substance called myelin can lead to functional improvements in animals with spinal cord injury

Neuroscientists identify how the brain processes and stores emotional experiences as long-term memories

Neuroscientists identify how the brain processes and stores emotional experiences as long-term memories

Hearing protein TRPA1 also involved with pain perception

Hearing protein TRPA1 also involved with pain perception

Cocaine induces abnormal enhancement of neuronal connections

Cocaine induces abnormal enhancement of neuronal connections

New research suggests that accumulation of amyloid-beta peptides in cerebral blood vessels causes vascular damage in Alzheimer's disease

New research suggests that accumulation of amyloid-beta peptides in cerebral blood vessels causes vascular damage in Alzheimer's disease

Hormonal signaling systems and their role in sex drive

Hormonal signaling systems and their role in sex drive

Nerve cells can also release neurotransmitters outside of synapses

Nerve cells can also release neurotransmitters outside of synapses

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

Important role of early experience in shaping neuronal development

Important role of early experience in shaping neuronal development

Single mutation in a human sodium channel gene can trigger pain in people with primary erythromelalgia

Single mutation in a human sodium channel gene can trigger pain in people with primary erythromelalgia

Scientists reveal the important role of early experience in shaping neuronal development

Scientists reveal the important role of early experience in shaping neuronal development

New insights into brain cell metabolism from PET and MRI scans

New insights into brain cell metabolism from PET and MRI scans

Possible cure for Huntington's disease

Possible cure for Huntington's disease

Overactive dopamine receptors may help explain anorexia nervosa symptoms

Overactive dopamine receptors may help explain anorexia nervosa symptoms

Researchers find molecule ephrin-B3 inhibits regrowth of spinal nerve cells

Researchers find molecule ephrin-B3 inhibits regrowth of spinal nerve cells

Dopamine agonist therapy for Parkinson's disease may lead to problem gambling

Dopamine agonist therapy for Parkinson's disease may lead to problem gambling

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

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