Neuroscience

Memory Making Involves Extensive DNA Breaking

Cambridge, MA — The urgency to remember a dangerous experience requires the brain to make a series of potentially dangerous moves: Neurons and other brain cells snap open their DNA in numerous locations–more...

The Twinkle and the Brain

Klosterneuburg, Austria — Can you remember the smell of flowers in your grandmother’s garden or the tune your grandpa always used to whistle? Some childhood memories are seemingly engrained into...

The Brain’s Wiring Technicians

Boston, MA — From the bark of a puppy to the patter of rain against the window, our brains receive countless signals every second. Most of the time, we tune out inconsequential cues–the buzz...

Structuring the Cerebral Neocortex

Berlin, Germany — The neocortex is a layered structure of the brain in which neurons are arranged parallel to each other. This organization is critical for healthy brain function. A team of researchers...

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