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Why do only some people with Parkinson’s disease decline cognitively? Scientists have proposed various theories, including that coincident Alzheimer’s pathology… [...continue]

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The initial accumulation of β-amyloid occurs in the default mode network of the brain, a discovery that may contribute to improved diagnostics for Alzheimer's. [...continue]

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A new study in Science Signaling reveals that fever activates temperature-sensitive TRPV1 and TRPV4 ion channels in neural crest cells, which can result in cardiac and craniofacial birth defects. [...continue]

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Like trick-or-treaters sorting their Halloween candy haul, fox squirrels apparently organize their stashes of nuts by variety, quality and possibly… [...continue]

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The Emoji Movie, in which the protagonist can’t help but express a wide variety of emotions instead of the one… [...continue]

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Analysis of performance in Lumosity online brain-training games shows that higher levels of education are correlated to better cognitive performance across the 15- to 60-year-old age range. [...continue]

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A longitudinal study of 6-22 year olds shows that higher levels of structural connectivity between brain regions at age 6 predicts stronger functional connectivity and reasoning ability later in life. [...continue]

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Quantal resolution imaging advances understanding of input-specific plasticity and homeostasis at the Drosophila larval neuromuscular junction. [...continue]

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New research from the Dillin Lab shows that the loss of smell alters metabolism and protects against weight gain in adult mice on a high fat diet. [...continue]