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New insight into how neurons and astrocytes work together to form healthy synapses

New insight into how neurons and astrocytes work together to form healthy synapses

Study reveals neurotransmitter releases impairments in schizophrenia patients

Study reveals neurotransmitter releases impairments in schizophrenia patients

Making memories necessitates a lot of DNA breakage

Making memories necessitates a lot of DNA breakage

Retinoic acid induces synaptic plasticity in the human brain

Retinoic acid induces synaptic plasticity in the human brain

Light-activated protein can be used to study single synapses of neurons

Light-activated protein can be used to study single synapses of neurons

KAIST researchers identify mechanism underlying plasticity in adult brains

KAIST researchers identify mechanism underlying plasticity in adult brains

Astrocytes regulate inhibitory synapses by binding to neurons

Astrocytes regulate inhibitory synapses by binding to neurons

Experts use super-resolution microscopy to observe individual synapse proteins

Experts use super-resolution microscopy to observe individual synapse proteins

New method sheds light on the neuronal mechanisms of fly motion vision

New method sheds light on the neuronal mechanisms of fly motion vision

Researchers receive $2.6 million grant to examine tau-glycan interactions involved in Alzheimer's disease

Researchers receive $2.6 million grant to examine tau-glycan interactions involved in Alzheimer's disease

Study shows cocaine use in mice leads to formation of synapses

Study shows cocaine use in mice leads to formation of synapses

Researchers identify brain protein that leads to seizures, abnormal social behaviors

Researchers identify brain protein that leads to seizures, abnormal social behaviors

UT researchers to explore the mysteries of brain connections

UT researchers to explore the mysteries of brain connections

Researchers identify the role of calcium channel subunits in synapse development

Researchers identify the role of calcium channel subunits in synapse development

New class of proteins can help treat neurological diseases

New class of proteins can help treat neurological diseases

Study sheds light on protein involved in Huntington’s disease

Study sheds light on protein involved in Huntington’s disease

New radiotracer provides a quantitative measure of disease progression after stroke

New radiotracer provides a quantitative measure of disease progression after stroke

Brain's dedicated immune cells clear paths through 'scaffolding' to let neurons talk

Brain's dedicated immune cells clear paths through 'scaffolding' to let neurons talk

Method can help detect specific glial cells integral to synapses

Method can help detect specific glial cells integral to synapses

Fighting fish synchronize their attacks and also gene expression in the brain cells

Fighting fish synchronize their attacks and also gene expression in the brain cells