Zebrafish point to an ancient origin of sleep

As one of those people who REALLY love to sleep -and doesn’t get close to enough…

A new type of spatial neuron found

First of all, I don’t want to mean that a neuron was found in space, but…

When two forces join to make imaging brains more amazing than ever!

About a week ago the journal Science showed in its cover an amazing image of a…

Human adult neurogenenesis, yes or no?

While I was at school it was almost a dogma that you’d not get a neuron…

Humans, the non-sleeping primates

As a recent mom, I can attest to the fact that at least some humans don’t…

The smell of Alzheimer’s

Diagnosis is one of the trickiest steps in disease management for many diseases, ranging from some…

Potential 2×1 drug for Parkinson’s and Diabetes

There are plenty of examples of drugs that have been repurposed in recent years. For instance,…

Astroglia: key player in neurodegeneration

While everyone has heard about neurons, the information transmitting cells in the nervous system, astroglia is…

Intelligence: a mishmash of genetic ingredients

Like father like son. We have all heard it one time or another. The layman explanation…

Go Purple for Alzheimer’s!

If I were to ask you about Alzheimer’s, what would you say? You’d probably nod on…