143 results found
    1. Microbiology and Infectious Disease

    Sexual transmission of murine papillomavirus (MmuPV1) in Mus musculus

    Megan E Spurgeon, Paul F Lambert
    MmuPV1, a papillomavirus that infects laboratory mice (Mus musculus), is discovered to be sexually transmitted, providing a new animal virus model to study sexually transmitted human papillomaviruses (HPVs).
    1. Neuroscience

    Complementary encoding of priors in monkey frontoparietal network supports a dual process of decision-making

    Lalitta Suriya-Arunroj, Alexander Gail
    Probability of upcoming actions modulates subclasses of neurons in frontoparietal motor-planning areas in a complementary fashion and frontal-lobe processing takes the leading role when primates commit to a decision.
    1. Neuroscience

    Motor cortex signals for each arm are mixed across hemispheres and neurons yet partitioned within the population response

    Katherine Cora Ames, Mark M Churchland
    Neurons in motor cortex contain information about each arm, but these signals are separated into different dimensions, allowing separate control of each arm.
    1. Neuroscience

    Population response magnitude variation in inferotemporal cortex predicts image memorability

    Andrew Jaegle et al.
    Population response magnitude predicts how well an image will be remembered, in both monkey inferotemporal cortex and neural networks trained to categorize objects.
    1. Neuroscience

    Mechanisms underlying sharpening of visual response dynamics with familiarity

    Sukbin Lim
    Changes in neural response dynamics observed with visual learning provide a novel means to dissect synaptic plasticity and its interplay with slow negative feedback via firing rate adaptation.
    1. Neuroscience

    Primate prefrontal neurons signal economic risk derived from the statistics of recent reward experience

    Fabian Grabenhorst et al.
    Neurons in prefrontal cortex track the variance of experienced rewards to guide economic decisions.
    1. Neuroscience

    A connectional hub in the rostral anterior cingulate cortex links areas of emotion and cognitive control

    Wei Tang et al.
    A hub in the rostral anterior cingulate cortex receives unusually high and functionally diverse inputs, providing a biological interface between motivation, incentive based learning, and decision making.
  1. A paralyzed bee buried with a wasp egg

    Episode 59: June 2019

    In this episode, we hear about the emerging field of palaeoshellomics, wasp eggs that keep their food fresh, a monkey with a missing visual cortex, new biological methods inspired by astronomy and how to mix a family with a research career.
    1. Neuroscience

    Monkey EEG links neuronal color and motion information across species and scales

    Florian Sandhaeger et al.
    Using Monkey EEG as a bridge technology, color and motion representations in human MEG are linked to microcircuit activity in ventral stream areas.
    1. Neuroscience

    Transitioning between preparatory and precisely sequenced neuronal activity in production of a skilled behavior

    Vamsi K Daliparthi et al.
    Precisely sequenced patterns of neuronal activity associated with the production of a skilled behavior begin and end as part of orchestrated activity across functionally diverse populations of cortical premotor neurons.

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