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Using Light to Transform the Lives of Parkinson's sufferers

Hello, I’m Andre and I’m part of this year’s AstroLight social media team. I’m also a post-grad science student at the University of Melbourne, working with the… 616 more words

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Optogenetics for 100 Euros

Larval zebrafish, Drosophila (fruit fly), and Caenorhabditis elegans (roundworm) have become key model organisms in modern neuroscience due to their low maintenance costs and easy sharing of genetic strains across labs. 79 more words

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Optogenetics for 100 Euros

Larval zebrafish, Drosophila (fruit fly), and Caenorhabditis elegans (roundworm) have become key model organisms in modern neuroscience due to their low maintenance costs and easy sharing of genetic strains across labs. 276 more words

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Amy Loriaux

Amy Loriaux, Postdoctoral Fellow 
Dept of Psychiatry, UT Southwestern Medical Center

LIFE INSIDE THE LAB

What is your work/research topic? I study the neural circuitry of addiction using rat models of cocaine use. 2,037 more words

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Weekly Neuroscience Update

A new study explores which of the two main patterns of brain activity may be seen during the onset of an epileptic seizure.

Researchers link obsessive behaviours in… 225 more words

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I See the Light! Waving Hello to Consciousness

In December, researchers were able to reverse the effects of Alzheimer’s disease in mice using a flashing light. What’s more, this might tell us something about what consciousness entails in the human brain, and what gamma waves may have to do with it. 932 more words

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Optogenetics, Oscillations, and Alzheimer's: Science Non-Fiction

Recent advances in the field of optogenetics have stunned the world of neuroscience and captured imaginations everywhere. The promise of these successes has led many to wonder what the future might look like. 1,136 more words

Psychology & Neuroscience