Latest News

New technique sheds light on human neural networks

A new technique provides a method to noninvasively measure human neural networks in order to characterize how they form. Using spatial light interference microscopy (SLIM) techniques, the researchers were able to show for the first time how human embryonic stem cell derived neurons within a network grow, organize spatially, and dynamically transport materials to one another.
View full story

Post your comment.

Name:
Email:
Rating:
Comment:
Verification
 

  • How to stop a stroke in its tracks

  • Significant increase in major depression reported during recent recession

  • Discovery may open door for treating fragile X carriers

  • Fat tissue controls brain's response to food scarcity, helping regulate optimal amount of body fat for brain function

  • Risk perception: Social exchange can amplify subjective fears

  • Psychology of the appeal of being anti-GMO

  • New light shed on brain's source of power

  • We think better on our feet, literally

  • Inclusive classrooms don't necessarily increase friendships for children with disabilities

  • New insight into how brain makes memories

  •