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Coming to grips with ‘monkey business’

Sandra Blakeslee, a science writer for The New York Times who specializes in the brain sciences, recently interviewed Atsushi Iriki of the RIKEN Brain Science Institute (BSI), Wako, Japan.

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Pass the protein

Visual information from both eyes finally comes together when it is transmitted to the primary visual cortex. Transport of the Otx2 protein from the eye to the brain may initiate visual cortex plasticity

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The right mix for neuron culture

Eliminating signaling molecules from tissue culture results in the generation of hypothalamic neurons from embryonic stem cells

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The need for new neurons

Tracking and halting the making of new neurons shows that continued neurogenesis is needed for spatial memory

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An attractive match

The search for improved ‘multiferroic’ materials may benefit from a new discovery in an iron-based oxide compound

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