By Ben Wolford | Tue, 07/15/2014 - 14:00
Someday, scientists could wield a protein to keep healthy neurons alive and block it to keep brain cancer cells at bay.
By Lecia Bushak | Fri, 12/27/2013 - 16:44
Scientists have found a way to control the brain through light, and now the tool may assist in treating addiction.
By Nsikan Akpan | Sun, 06/23/2013 - 12:58
Following on the heels of CLARITY, the Japanese institute RIKEN has developed a faster method for making brains transparent.
By Nsikan Akpan | Thu, 06/06/2013 - 12:24
Nuclear testing from the 1960s helps scientist determine whether adult brains generate new neurons.
By Anthony Rivas | Mon, 05/27/2013 - 18:13
Scientists were able to isolate certain cell types responsible for behavior, showing for the first time that specific neuron types could be linked to specific behaviors.
By Ashik Siddique | Fri, 04/12/2013 - 20:48
A new study explains how cocoa compounds fight the neuronal cell death that leads to Alzheimer's disease and dementia, on a molecular level in the brain.
By Christine Hsu | Thu, 08/23/2012 - 11:02
Scientists have been able to capture on video how the brain works from inside.