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Researchers use optogenetics to shape tissues

Researchers use optogenetics to shape tissues

Neuroscientists identify one single control center for sleep-wake cycle in the brain

Neuroscientists identify one single control center for sleep-wake cycle in the brain

MIT researchers develop wireless system to power devices implanted deep inside human body

MIT researchers develop wireless system to power devices implanted deep inside human body

Serotonin stimulation may improve patience, mice study shows

Serotonin stimulation may improve patience, mice study shows

Study identifies neurons involved in control of aggression

Study identifies neurons involved in control of aggression

Specific neurons may cause male aggressiveness

Specific neurons may cause male aggressiveness

Researchers identify neurons that play key role in aggressive behavior

Researchers identify neurons that play key role in aggressive behavior

Sleep deprivation study to pinpoint brain processes causing poor decision-making

Sleep deprivation study to pinpoint brain processes causing poor decision-making

Researchers identify serotonin receptor that could be targeted to boost memory

Researchers identify serotonin receptor that could be targeted to boost memory

Stops and starts in CIN activity may be a mechanism for controlling animals’ response to unexpected stimuli

Stops and starts in CIN activity may be a mechanism for controlling animals’ response to unexpected stimuli

Salk researchers clarify relationship of two neuron types to psychiatric and movement disorders

Salk researchers clarify relationship of two neuron types to psychiatric and movement disorders

Researchers find crucial links between dopamine and avoidance behavior

Researchers find crucial links between dopamine and avoidance behavior

Researchers use optogenetics to treat chronic pain

Researchers use optogenetics to treat chronic pain

Researchers find the heart to be capable of arrhythmia termination after local gene therapy

Researchers find the heart to be capable of arrhythmia termination after local gene therapy

Researchers create minuscule, light-powered wires to modify electrical signaling between neurons

Researchers create minuscule, light-powered wires to modify electrical signaling between neurons

Researchers use upconversion nanoparticles to understand brain functions

Researchers use upconversion nanoparticles to understand brain functions

Neuroscientists identify 'anxiety cells' in the brain's hippocampus

Neuroscientists identify 'anxiety cells' in the brain's hippocampus

Methods from optogenetics, machine learning should help improve treatment options for stroke patients

Methods from optogenetics, machine learning should help improve treatment options for stroke patients

Pittcon Release eBook Featuring the Latest Scientific Advances

Pittcon Release eBook Featuring the Latest Scientific Advances

Optogenetics research sheds new light on social-spatial learning

Optogenetics research sheds new light on social-spatial learning