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Adithi Ramakrishnan

Developmental Neuroscience

College of William and Mary

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Smoke pollution disrupts the flight of painted lady butterflies

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The longer the butterflies are exposed to smoke, the slower they fly

Disruption of “molecular glue” within our brain cells can lead to Alzheimer’s 

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Sticky proteins help the endoplasmic reticulum and mitochondria inside brain cells communicate with each other

"Sizzling sticks of molecular dynamite" can cause Parkinson's from inside the body

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When our body's repair mechanisms aren't working properly, these molecules roam free and wreak havoc

Moving – even in virtual reality – can increase our creativity and problem-solving

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Feeling low on ideas? Trick yourself into thinking you are moving

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Two mini microscopes watched a mouse’s brain move its body in real time

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The NINscope will help researchers uncover how neurons in different regions of the brain interact with each other

Sruthi Sanjeev Balakrishnan

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A new shortcut skips stem cells completely, converts skin cells into photoreceptors

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This method, which uses a handful of small molecule drugs, is a time-saver compared to stem cell therapy

Claudia López Lloreda

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