Does a non-standard number of chromosomes help or hurt the cell?
A unique ON-OFF switch in the brain controls a main stress hormone
Both parts of the mechanism – ON and OFF receptors – are encoded in the same gene.
What happens when the body is unable to turn off the stress response?
Dr. Alon Chen of the Weizmann Institute’s Neurobiology Department and his research team have now...
A new neural mechanism is found to regulate the chronic stress response
Weizmann Institute scientists show how a molecule in the mouse’s brain regulates social behavior
A stress receptor in the brain is found to regulate metabolic responses to stressful situations differently in male and female mice