At the end of the earth with Paul-Antoine Libourel
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by Yves Sciama
5d ago
The French researcher’s accomplishments working with chinstrap penguins in the Antarctic highlight the importance of recording sleep in the wild. Source ..read more
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Diagnosing autism and teaching neurodiversity with So Hyun “Sophy” Kim
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by Brady Huggett
1w ago
The Korea University professor on her path to autism research and studying in the United States. Source ..read more
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Reviving ‘inside-out’ hypothesis of amyloid beta to explain Alzheimer’s mysteries
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by Elissa Welle
3w ago
New research is resurfacing old ideas about where the protein forms the disease’s hallmark plaques. Source ..read more
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Should we use the computational or the network approach to analyze functional brain-imaging data—why not both?
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by Mac Shine
1M ago
Emerging methods make it possible to combine the two tactics from opposite ends of the analytic spectrum, enabling scientists to have their cake and eat it too. Source ..read more
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Eve Marder, neural circuits and being heard
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by Brady Huggett
1M ago
The National Medal of Science winner explains why she built her career around the crustacean and what it was like attending high school in a Hudson River town. Source ..read more
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Carol Jennings, whose family’s genetics informed amyloid cascade hypothesis, dies at 70
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by Elissa Welle
1M ago
Her advocacy work aided the discovery of a rare inherited form of early-onset Alzheimer’s disease and helped connect affected people with researchers. Source ..read more
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How to use race and ethnicity data responsibly in neuroscience research
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by Gina Jiménez
2M ago
Follow these four tips to avoid using the information in problematic ways, including as a proxy for environmental variables. Source ..read more
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NIH seeks input on how structural racism affects brain research, health
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by Calli McMurray
2M ago
The feedback could lead to “novel ways” to conduct studies and reduce health disparities, a National Institutes of Health employee says. Source ..read more
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New look at lampreys rewrites textbooks on origins of sympathetic nervous system
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by Shaena Montanari
2M ago
Sympathetic neurons pepper the embryos of the jawless fish—Earth’s first vertebrates—and overturn the idea that “fight or flight” was an innovation of jawed vertebrates. Source ..read more
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Brain connectivity and letting the data speak with Emily Finn
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by Brady Huggett
2M ago
The Dartmouth College researcher talks about her quest to understand behavior and doing neuroscience “in the woods.” Source ..read more
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