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Diminished levels of the protein cause a common side effect of Parkinson's treatment.
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How neuroscientists elucidated the neural underpinnings that link learning and reward.
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Access to artificial light allows us to shift our sleep and wake cycles away from the natural daylight schedule.
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A new study in mice shows chronic stress reprograms gene expression in sperm.
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After evolution silenced some of its genes, the Mexican cavefish lost its eyeballs.
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Researchers seek to stop pain in its tracks.
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For more than 100 years, neuroscientists have searched for memory’s physical form. Finding it would answer philosophical and scientific questions about our minds.
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Dopamine works as a crucial messenger in our brains, with imbalances causing a variety of brain disorders.
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Inside every neuron, the Golgi apparatus sorts, modifies, and “mails” proteins.
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A protein that makes jellyfish glow lets scientists watch the inner workings of cells.
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CRISPR Cas9, or CRISPR for short, is a new technology that one day may let scientists rewrite your body’s blueprints.
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Specialized janitors clean up the zone between two neurons after one sends a chemical signal to the other.
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