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Color processing in the tiny brain of fruit flies

January 11, 2018
Biologists explain basic mechanisms of color vision in an invertebrate [more]
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Thalamus helps the cerebrum with learning

November 14, 2017
Contrary to previous belief, learning processes do not occur exclusively in the cerebral cortex [more]
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Intestinal flora from twins is able to initiate multiple sclerosis

September 11, 2017
Genetically modified mice deliver first indication that human intestinal bacteria can trigger multiple sclerosis [more]
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Brain region mediates pleasure of eating

August 21, 2017
Neurons in the amygdala link food consumption to reward [more]
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Illuminating neural pathways in the living brain

July 24, 2017
Optobow method makes functional connections between individual neurons visible [more]
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Go against the flow

July 12, 2017
How fish detect and keep their position in water flowing with constant velocity [more]
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Remote control of behaviour by optically activating single neurons

May 17, 2017
New method allows linking individual neurons and network activity to behaviour in zebrafish [more]
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