neuroscience

The researchers' techniques will enable an understanding of brain circuitry and allow them to study disease models of autism and schizophrenia.

Investigators identified dozens of neuronal subtypes in mouse and human brain samples using single-cell methylation sequencing, including a new neuronal subtype.

The researchers plan to use their method to study neural transmission in disease and will also offer the technique as a service for other neuroscience labs.

The Umbrella Institute

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The Hunter Medical Research Institute was started to bring together biomedical and clinical scientists — and the results have been so positive that it has become a model for how to accomplish translational research.

By analyzing mitochondrial and nuclear DNA from bone fragments found at two Russian graves, an international research team has determined that all seven Romanovs, Russia's last royal family, were killed in 1918.

At ABRF's annual conference this week, a panel talked about funding, personnel, and other issues involved in running of a mass-spectrometry core laboratory.

Making the Most of a Conference

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From small scientific meetings to enormous tradeshows, here are ways to get the most out of a conference to boost your career and your research.

Labs in the US and South Korea are hoping to bring the woolly mammoth back from beyond extinction, Newsweek writes.

Geneticist Adam Rutherford speaks with National Geographic about paleogenetics, race, and more.

Researchers link genetic links between education and smoking and longevity.

In PNAS this week: influence of gene environment interactions on polygenic traits, epigenetic features affecting fruit fly foraging, and more.