Identifying the genes necessary to regenerate an injured brain - insights from a basal chordate, Ciona intestinalis

Only a few regions of the mammalian brain are capable of replacement by neural stem cells, therefore it is important...

The neural underpinnings of curiosity and the future of learning

Curiosity plays a critical role in our daily behaviors and interactions. It drives learning and promotes discovery...

Can neural networks increase in accuracy and efficiency by modeling evolution?

Modern AI strategies relying on the Artificial Neural Network (ANN) have achieved massive gains in accuracy...

Targeting the brain with Curcumin: Can we treat Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy?

We have invented a Nanocarrier that targets the Immune System to deliver Curcumin, an anti-inflammatory agent...

Targeting the Rest of Your Genome to Detect Glioblastoma

The treatments available for glioblastoma multiform (GBM) patients provide a minimal survival benefit, and novel...

What is a muscle protein doing in the brain?

Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) is a fatal childhood genetic disorder with no cure. It is caused by the body...

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