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Sep 6 2016 | Stanford Medicine - Scope
In a new study in Nature Neuroscience, Ada Eban-Rothschild, PhD, Luis de Lecea, PhD, and their fellow Stanford neuroscientists identified a brain circuit that’s indispensable to the sleep-wake cycle as well as a key component of the reward system.
Sep 6 2016 | Stanford Alumni Magazine
Mary Hynes, who returns to Stanford this fall along with her husband, Marc Tessier-Lavigne, has had a distinguished career as a neuroscientist.
Sep 6 2016 | Champalimaud Foundation
The 2016 Antonio Champalimaud Vision Award recognises ground-breaking work that has illuminated our understanding of the way in which our eyes send signals to the appropriate areas of the brain. This work may offer hope of fighting vision disorders by means of neurological therapies.
Sep 6 2016 | Stanford Alumni Magazine
In the developing brain, hundreds of billions of nerve cells, or neurons, must wire together into the precise circuits that allow us to move think, feel and be.
Sep 6 2016 | Stanford Alumni Magazine
As a scientist and as an executive, Marc Tessier-Lavigne has made a career out of making a difference. One of the celebrated virtues of executive leadership in the 21st century is the willingness to be bold.
Sep 2 2016 | National Institute of Neurological disorders and stroke blogs
NINDS features Miriam Goodman's work on the worm, C. elegans, showing the importance of invertebrate model systems in basic neuroscience research.
Sep 1 2016 | New York Times
For years, science-fiction moviemakers have been making us fear the bad things that artificially intelligent machines might do to their human creators. But for the next decade or two, our biggest concern is more likely to be that robots will take away our jobs or bump into us on the highway.
Sep 1 2016 | Stanford Medicine - Scope
Stubbornness is not often credited with motivating a career in medicine. But when a young Frank Longo, MD, PhD, asked why doctors couldn’t help his sister with cerebral palsy, his mother, a nurse, told him that damaged brains can’t be fixed.
Aug 31 2016 | Stanford News - Scope
Researchers from two Swedish universities may have found a way to help people with crippling phobias by helping them overwrite the memories that fuel their fear.
Aug 29 2016 | Stanford Medicine - Scope
Alice Ting's lab bustles with students working on projects relating to technologies for studying living cells in exacting molecular detail.