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Down to the Synapse: Connecting Brain Circuits to Behavior
15.11.2022

By flipping a single synaptic connection in a neural circuit, the researchers caused male worms to behave like females in response to a...

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24.08.2022

A new study suggests that neurons are not programmed for a single task, but rather are highly dynamic and agile

Scent of a Friend
24.06.2022

Similarities in body odor may contribute to social bonding

Changing the Channel: Study Sheds New Light on a Promising Antidepressant
31.05.2022

A newly revealed mechanism of ketamine’s action on potassium channels in neurons may lead to improved therapies for depression

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19.11.2021

Sniffing a particular body odor molecule found in abundance on the heads of newborn babies reduces aggression in men but increases it in women