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Controlling the body clock

A new study from the laboratory of Hiroki Ueda at the RIKEN Quantitative Biology Center investigates circadian time keeping with a novel approach to creating genetic knock-out rescue mice.

Published in Molecular Cell, the study...

Building a better brain

Scientists find 3D “mini-brains” provide new insights into development and potential disease therapies -

When you build models, whether ships or cars, you want them to be as much like the real deal as possible. This quality is...

Image of the Day: Postnatal neurogenesis

Neurogenesis is the process by which neurons are generated from neural stem and progenitor cells.

This process is most active during pre-natal development, however new neurons are also continually produced throughout adulthood. This occurs...