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Learning mechanism of the adult brain revealed

Helena van Oers EurekAlert They say you can’t teach an old dog new tricks. Fortunately, this is not always true. Researchers at the Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience have now discovered how the adult brain can adapt to new situations. The … Continue reading

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Scientists uncover clue to preventing, and possibly reversing, rare childhood genetic disease

Robin Lally EurekAlert Findings may have wider implications for other neurodegenerative diseases, such as Alzheimer’s. Rutgers scientists think they have found a way to prevent and possibly reverse the most debilitating symptoms of a rare, progressive childhood degenerative disease that … Continue reading

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