Tag archive for ‘Neurobiology’
Jewish Business News On Thursday, December 4th, 2014

Weizmann Institute Show 3D Compass in Human Brain

Pilots are trained to guard against vertigo: a sudden loss of the sense of vertical direction that renders them unable to tell “up” from “down” and sometimes even leads to crashes. Coming up out of a More...

Jewish Business News On Thursday, November 13th, 2014

Weizmann Institute: Volunteers Smoked Less with Sleep Learning

New Weizmann Institute research may bring the idea of sleep learning one step closer to reality. The research, which appeared today in The Journal of Neuroscience, suggests that certain kinds of conditioning More...

Jewish Business News On Monday, September 29th, 2014

Weizmann Institute Researchers Identify Aging Signature in Brain

How the brain ages is still largely an open question – in part because this organ is mostly insulated from direct contact with other systems in the body, including the blood and immune systems. In research More...

Jewish Business News On Tuesday, August 5th, 2014

Discovery: Pheromones Regulate Aggression of Non-Mother Female Mice toward Pups

– Laboratory mice are one of the most common animal models used in biological and medical research. Thousands of laboratory mouse strains are produced by artificial selection – the process by which humans More...

Ilan Shavit On Thursday, April 18th, 2013

First Time : Neural Activity in Bats Measured In-Flight

– The Weizmann Institute findings, obtained using miniature wireless devices, provide the first detailed information on the brain mechanisms of three-dimensional orientation in mammals. – – / More...

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