Growing Mature Neurons

April 4, 2023 | | Posted in Newsletter

Mature ‘lab grown’ neurons hold promise for neurodegenerative disease
“To create the mature neurons, the team used “dancing molecules,” a breakthrough [MORE]

Sonogenetic Control of Mammalian Cells (Mice)

May 3, 2022 | | Posted in Newsletter

Sonogenetic control of mammalian cells
Neurobiologists at the University of California, San Diego and at the Salk Institute have identified a [MORE]

Seeing Synapses at Work

March 8, 2022 | | Posted in Newsletter

Visualizing synaptic plasticity
“We [neuroscientists and engineers at Johns Hopkins] have developed a suite of innovative methodologies that break through these [MORE]

Bioprinting Neurons

December 7, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Bioprinting of DRG Neurons Using Laser-Induced Side Transfer (LIST)
“Here, we [at Concordia University, Montreal] sought to validate the feasibility of [MORE]

Nanoparticles that Control Neurons

October 12, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Nanoparticles create heat from light to manipulate electrical activity in neurons
Engineers at “Washington University in St. Louis [are] using nanoparticles [MORE]

Single Cell Proteomics

May 4, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Single cell proteomics
This piece is an interview with a biochemist at the University of Maryland about a method for finding [MORE]

Engineered Neurons

April 27, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Superstructures formed by walking molecules help create neurons
Northwestern University bioengineers report their success in designing a superstructural material engineering functional [MORE]

Terahertz Light Changes Gene Expression

December 15, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Terahertz Waves Control Gene Expression
Japanese scientists have found that terahertz radiation, unlike ultraviolet or infrared light, can alter gene expression [MORE]


April 14, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Wiring diagram of fruit fly
“Connectomics is the process of attempting to create a three-dimensional map of every neuron in a [MORE]

A “Channelpedia” of Potassium Ion Channels

December 3, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Ion channel data base
Researchers in the “Blue Brain Project” at EPFL (Lausanne, Switzerland) have created a rough draft map of [MORE]

How Peripheral Nerves Regenerate

September 24, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Repair of neurons
Injury to the nerves of the arms and leg—i.e. the peripheral nervous system—regenerate in a complicated process of [MORE]

Cell Lifespan within Organs

September 24, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Isotope imaging of aging Pancreatic cells
“Age mosaicism” is the term researchers at the Salk Institute use describe their findings about [MORE]

Quick and Cheap, Brain-in-a-Dish

November 6, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

UCSD Slice of human brain organoid
In addition to animal models and single cells, drug researchers have organoids derived from reprogrammed [MORE]

Automated Definition of Nerve Anatomy

October 16, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Complete neuron cell
According to neuroscientists at the Max Planck Florida Institute, “Synaptic plasticity, the cellular basis for learning and memory, [MORE]