Neuroscience in the News

Narcotic addiction grew in Asia and the Middle East -- just as cocaine addiction did in Latin America after we got through with them.
  • 28 Feb 2012
Regular use of multiple medications can adversely affect brain function and has been linked to cognitive impairment and memory loss.
  • 27 Feb 2012
Two genes for sealing in long-term recall are identified in bugs — and perhaps humans.
  • 10 Feb 2012
Cancer Drug Reverses Disease's Symptoms in Mice; Human Tests to Start Soon.
  • 10 Feb 2012
A look at how researchers extracted fragments of DNA from a Neanderthal fossil– which by coincidence, happened to be the very first Neanderthal discovered in 1857.
  • 14 Nov 2011
Scientists have engineered two worm neurons to glow bright green if a neuron responds when the worm is exposed to certain chemicals.
  • 20 Jun 2011
  • New York Times
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