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Brain research

Creativity Emerges from Spontaneous Neural Activity
22.10.2020

Creative ideas are linked to resting fluctuations that begin as a kind of noise

Context is Crucial
17.09.2020

Comparing whisking motion in free-roaming and immobilized rats reveals key differences

SmellTracker
02.04.2020

Weizmann Institute scientists have developed an online platform to help detect early signs of COVID-19

human amygdala and cortex
22.01.2019

The price we pay for our advanced brains may be a greater tendency to disorders

pituitary
07.01.2019

The cells that keep blood vessels in the pituitary permeable to hormones may hold the key to future drug delivery

Bat Brains Forgo Rhythm when Encoding Space
14.10.2018

The finding reveals a new mechanism for orchestrating neuronal activity

timestamp for the brain
09.05.2016

Patterns of nerve cell activity act as a "timestamp" in our brain

Red and green dots reveal a region in the brain that that is very dense with synapses. A special fluorescent protein allows Dr. Ofer Yizhar and his group to record the activity of the synapses
16.03.2016

Targeting axons uncovers the brain's distance communications 

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