Just like neurons, certain tumour cells possess synapses, according to three complementary studies published on 18 September in Nature (1–3). Synapses are structures that nerve cells use to communicate and
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Neuropsychiatric drugs that “work” in mice fail to cure brain disorders in people. Why?
A new study published last week on 21 August in the journal Nature may have shed some light on why studies on the mouse brain just don’t seem to translate
Scientists have discovered a distinct class of neurons or brain cells that may control eating behaviours. Consuming fatty foods alters the activity of these neurons in mice, essentially “releasing the