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Richard Axel has won the 2004 Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine

Richard Axel has won the 2004 Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine

Stem cells and drug design

Stem cells and drug design

Researchers have identified the mechanism by which marijuana may affect learning and memory

Researchers have identified the mechanism by which marijuana may affect learning and memory

Mouse study suggests that survivors of severe heart attacks may have problems learning certain tasks

Mouse study suggests that survivors of severe heart attacks may have problems learning certain tasks

Scientists develop rapid-fire tests for botulinum toxin

Scientists develop rapid-fire tests for botulinum toxin

Study to test the effectiveness of anti-depressants in treating symptoms of Parkinson’s disease

Study to test the effectiveness of anti-depressants in treating symptoms of Parkinson’s disease

Opiate abuse may alter brain neurons making brain more sensitive to stress

Opiate abuse may alter brain neurons making brain more sensitive to stress

Study is the first to show that lowering the levels of lipid in nerve terminals affects the efficiency of neurotransmission

Study is the first to show that lowering the levels of lipid in nerve terminals affects the efficiency of neurotransmission

Histamine is key to narcolepsy

Histamine is key to narcolepsy

Gene responsible for a rare form of dystonia known as rapid-onset dystonia parkinsonism identified

Gene responsible for a rare form of dystonia known as rapid-onset dystonia parkinsonism identified

New gene therapy technique may help treat Alzheimer's disease

New gene therapy technique may help treat Alzheimer's disease

Research may provide a better understanding of the mental retardation observed in Cri-du-Chat Syndrome

Research may provide a better understanding of the mental retardation observed in Cri-du-Chat Syndrome

Discovery of dopamine terminal injury in brains of people with HIV dementia

Discovery of dopamine terminal injury in brains of people with HIV dementia

New culprit behind the brain injury suffered by stroke victims

New culprit behind the brain injury suffered by stroke victims

Potential stem cells treatment for retinitis pigmentosa and other retinal degenerations

Potential stem cells treatment for retinitis pigmentosa and other retinal degenerations

Newly completed Chromosome 5 sequence will be a powerful tool for scientists trying to understand human disease

Newly completed Chromosome 5 sequence will be a powerful tool for scientists trying to understand human disease

Researchers get a grip on marijuana

Researchers get a grip on marijuana

Research findings could lead to more effective repellents

Research findings could lead to more effective repellents

Disruption of protein folding causes neurodegeneration, mental retardation

Disruption of protein folding causes neurodegeneration, mental retardation

Transthyretin discovery may halt progression of Alzheimer's

Transthyretin discovery may halt progression of Alzheimer's