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Newly discovered RNA steers brain development

How does the brain work? This question is one of the greatest scientific mysteries, and neurobiologists have only recently begun to piece together the molecular building blocks that enable human beings to be "thinking" animals.

dateApr 14, 2010 in Neuroscience
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What causes seizure in focal epilepsy?

In focal epilepsy, seizures are generated by a localized, synchronous neuronal electrical discharge that may spread to large portions of the brain. In spite of intense research in the field of epilepsy, a key question remains ...

dateApr 13, 2010 in Medical research
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New insights into breast-feeding hormone

( -- A mechanism for regulating the hormone prolactin has newly been revealed by scientists at Karolinska Institutet, Sweden. The results are to be published in the scientific journal Neuron, and may be significant ...

dateJan 28, 2010 in Neuroscience
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