biological

SRC-2 is at the center of survival adaptations to food shortages

When fasting or facing a food shortage, the body engages metabolic and behavioral adaptations to survive. How the brain coordinates and regulates these responses has …

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circadian clock

Researchers model circadian clock neurons in a day-active animal

It’s no secret that jet lag and night-shift work can wreak havoc on the way our body’s internal clock syncs up our daily wake-sleep cycle, …

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brain

Striking difference between neurons of humans and other mammals

Neurons communicate with each other via electrical impulses, which are produced by ion channels that control the flow of ions such as potassium and sodium. …

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animals

Bat study reveals secrets of the social brain

Whether chatting with friends at a dinner party or managing a high-stakes meeting at work, communicating with others in a group requires a complex set …

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