A glial cell that touches the heart

A new type of cell has been identified in the heart of several organisms, from the…

An ancient stress-related mechanism helps worms keep their cool

How an organism can sense and cope with warming temperatures is key for survival, particularly under…

A new type of neuron identified in familiar face recognition

It happens often. We see someone who reminds us of someone else we know, or we…

Broken heart, disconnected brain

Going through a break up is kind of traumatic. We all have felt it sometime, not…

How to treat Parkinson’s with astrocytes

Parkinson’s disease is characterized by neuronal loss in the brain’s substantia nigra region. What if another…

How to smell a smell that is actually not there

How can we experience a sensation that is not real? How to mimic a sensory stimulus…

Look at the heart’s brain in 3D

The brain could be said to be an ubiquitous organ. So much so, that in the…

A mutation could protect from familiar Alzheimer’s cognitive decline

A reported case study in a colombian woman, member of a family carriers of a mutation…

The art of forgetting: microglia eats memories away in mice

As important as remembering, it is forgetting. As Sherlock Holmes said the brain is like a…

High alcohol consumption linked to single brain receptor…in mice

Too much of anything is usually a mistake, when we speak of a substance of abuse…