Monday, November 28, 2022

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Leg nerves activated by light offer new path to restoring mobility

MIT researchers recently have shown that nerves made to express proteins that can be activated by light can produce limb movements utilizing cues produced...

Scientists developed a new way to shape the growth of bacterial communities

By using light and genetically engineered bacteria, Stanford scientists have shaped the growth of bacterial communities. They have developed a technique that renders intricate...

Retraining neurons to take action

Scientists at the University of California, Berkeley along with Columbia University and the Champalimaud Centre for the Unknown in Lisbon, Portugal have demonstrated the astounding...

Scientists Discovered How the Brain Selectively Remembers New Places

When you go into a room, your brain is barraged with tactile data. On the off chance that the room is a place you...

Stress can Lead to Risky Decisions

Making decisions is not always easy especially in stressful situations. MIT neuroscientists have now discovered that making decisions in this type of situation leads to high-risk, high-payoff...

MIT Neuroscientists Build Case for New Theory of Memory Formation

Putting efforts towards revising memory models, MIT scientists proposed in a new study, in which they detailed how these silent engrams are formed and re-activated. Memory...

Gene Therapy Shows Promise for Reversing Blindness

A new study by the University of Oxford suggests that it is possible to reprogram cells at the back of the eye to cure blindness....

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