Brain and Cognitive Sciences
Results may help explain how humans do the same thing.
Nick Schwartz, Olivia Zhao, and Liang Zhou will pursue graduate studies in the United Kingdom.
Focused laser beam could help scientists map connections among neurons that underlie behavior.
Studies in mice show improved social interaction and cognition from a potential therapeutic for a syndrome that often results in autism.
Studies by Richard Wurtman have led to development of nutrient mix shown to slow cognitive impairment in early stages of the disease.
“REPAIR” system edits RNA, rather than DNA; has potential to treat diseases without permanently affecting the genome.
High school students present research projects to build communication skills while earning membership to the American Junior Academy of Science.
Existence of “silent engrams” suggests that existing models of memory formation should be revised.