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Potential use of NH neurotransmitters as novel source for psychiatric drugs

Potential use of NH neurotransmitters as novel source for psychiatric drugs

Spontaneous contractions suppressed in late-term rat pregnancy

Spontaneous contractions suppressed in late-term rat pregnancy

Researchers have identified a protein that is crucially involved in how our memories are stored and processed

Researchers have identified a protein that is crucially involved in how our memories are stored and processed

Discovery of a chemical messenger called neuropeptide Y (NPY) in taste bud cells

Discovery of a chemical messenger called neuropeptide Y (NPY) in taste bud cells

Nerve cells can also release neurotransmitters outside of synapses

Nerve cells can also release neurotransmitters outside of synapses

Important role of early experience in shaping neuronal development

Important role of early experience in shaping neuronal development

Researchers gain better understanding of how nerves need to be reconnected after spinal cord injury

Researchers gain better understanding of how nerves need to be reconnected after spinal cord injury

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

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

Researchers find genetically controlled brain mechanism responsible for social behavior in humans

Researchers find genetically controlled brain mechanism responsible for social behavior in humans

Research shows key difference between the eye's light-detecting system and the nose's odor-detecting system

Research shows key difference between the eye's light-detecting system and the nose's odor-detecting system

Serotonin may play a role in maintaining circadian rhythm

Serotonin may play a role in maintaining circadian rhythm

Size of the ventromedial prefrontal cortex (vmPFC) in the brain may be associated with the ability to recover emotionally from traumatic events

Size of the ventromedial prefrontal cortex (vmPFC) in the brain may be associated with the ability to recover emotionally from traumatic events

New understanding of degeneration of brain cells in patients with Alzheimer's, Huntington's, and Parkinson's diseases

New understanding of degeneration of brain cells in patients with Alzheimer's, Huntington's, and Parkinson's diseases

Researchers discover genetically controlled brain mechanism responsible for social behavior in humans

Researchers discover genetically controlled brain mechanism responsible for social behavior in humans

Research explains one of the fundamental mysteries of multiple sclerosis

Research explains one of the fundamental mysteries of multiple sclerosis

Novel inhibitor offsets neurotoxic effects of tPA - possible new stroke treatments

Novel inhibitor offsets neurotoxic effects of tPA - possible new stroke treatments

Discovery of genes that impact the development and function of blood stem cells

Discovery of genes that impact the development and function of blood stem cells

Memory aids help people with schizophrenia remember things just as well as healthy people

Memory aids help people with schizophrenia remember things just as well as healthy people

Antipsychotic drug risperidone effective in treating autistic children

Antipsychotic drug risperidone effective in treating autistic children

Sleep helps memory

Sleep helps memory