Last Updated: Friday, July 01, 2011, 00:00
The study conducted by researchers from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine on adult mice revealed that a stem cell can also take a wholly unexpected path i.e. generate two new brain stem cells.
Last Updated: Thursday, June 16, 2011, 00:00
The anaesthetic lifts depression, and it seems to act on neurons in an unusual way.
Last Updated: Monday, June 13, 2011, 00:00
A mysterious sleep-like state occurs as electrical activity deep in the brain dims and connections between certain neurons suddenly break down.
Last Updated: Friday, March 04, 2011, 00:00
HIV infection of nervous system leads to inflammatory responses and damage to neurons.
Last Updated: Tuesday, January 11, 2011, 00:00
brain’s neocortex contains a complex network of highly active neurons called ‘Facebook’ neurons.
Last Updated: Saturday, April 17, 2010, 00:00
For the first time, researchers have made a direct recording of mirror neurons in the human brain.
Last Updated: Tuesday, April 13, 2010, 00:00
In what`s being claimed as a
a major breakthrough, scientists have made a direct recording
of mirror neurons in the human brain.
Last Updated: Thursday, January 28, 2010, 00:00
Researchers have transformed ordinary mouse skin cells directly into neurons, bypassing the need for stem cells or even stemlike cells and greatly speeding up the field of regenerative medicine.