Tangerines, Tomatoes, and Neuroinflammation! Oh My!
Neuro News / Neurological and Psychiatric Disorders

Tangerines, Tomatoes, and Neuroinflammation! Oh My!

While we are still in the midst of the flu season, we all try to stay as healthy as possible by consuming large quantities of Vitamin C.  Whether it’s chewable tablets, a powder to mix in your drink, or just plain orange juice, we have all learned the immune-boosting benefits of Vitamin C.  Interestingly, new … Continue reading

This Week is Brain Awareness Week
Brain Basics / Neuro News

This Week is Brain Awareness Week

Every year, people all over the world get together to celebrate the brain!  During Brain Awareness Week, scientists, families, schools, and communities work to raise public awareness about the progress and benefits of brain research.  They do this through all sorts of activities, including tours through neuroscience laboratories, exhibitions about the brain, and lectures about … Continue reading

Turning On A “Photoswitch” Helps Blind Mice See The Light
Neuro News / Neuroscience Technologies / Sensation and Perception

Turning On A “Photoswitch” Helps Blind Mice See The Light

Our senses connect us to the world.  Your visual system lets you know that there is a yellow car ahead of you, and your auditory system lets you know that it is honking its horn.  As unique as each sensory system seems, they actually share basic characteristics and similarities of structure and function.  Beginning with … Continue reading