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    1. Evolutionary Biology
    2. Neuroscience

    Evolutionary convergence of a neural mechanism in the cavefish lateral line system

    Elias T Lunsford et al.
    The underlying neurophysiology of the lateral line system in blind cavefish (Astyanax mexicanus) has evolutionarily converged on elevated afferent neuron activity and partial loss of function in inhibitory efferent neurons, both of which contribute to enhanced sensitivity to flow stimuli.
    1. Neuroscience
    2. Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine

    Generation of vascularized brain organoids to study neurovascular interactions

    Xin-Yao Sun et al.
    A vessel and brain fusion organoid model provides a platform for the study of interactions between neuronal and non-neuronal components during brain development and functioning.
    1. Neuroscience
    2. Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine

    Brain Organoids: Getting the right cells

    Bilal Cakir, In-Hyun Park
    Fusing brain organoids with blood vessel organoids leads to the incorporation of non-neural endothelial cells and microglia into the brain organoids.
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    1. Computational and Systems Biology
    2. Neuroscience

    Waveform detection by deep learning reveals multi-area spindles that are selectively modulated by memory load

    Maryam H Mofrad et al.
    A new computational approach for detecting sleep waveforms reveals that the 11–15 Hz sleep 'spindle', a neural rhythm implicated in memory consolidation, co-occurs widely across cortex much more often than previously thought.
    1. Developmental Biology
    2. Neuroscience

    Aberrant cortical development is driven by impaired cell cycle and translational control in a DDX3X syndrome model

    Mariah L Hoye et al.
    The RNA helicase DDX3X controls neural progenitor division, cell fate, and translation during embryonic brain development.
    1. Developmental Biology
    2. Neuroscience

    Cd59 and inflammation regulate Schwann cell development

    Ashtyn T Wiltbank et al.
    Cd59 and developmental inflammation are key players in myelinating glial cell development, highlighting the collaboration between glia and the innate immune system to ensure normal neural development.
    1. Neuroscience

    Prefrontal cortex supports speech perception in listeners with cochlear implants

    Arefeh Sherafati et al.
    The use of high-density optical brain imaging in listeners with cochlear implants shows increased activity in frontal cortex during speech perception compared to those with normal hearing.

Highlights

    1. Neuroscience
    2. Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine

    Once an astrocyte

    Alexis Cooper, Benedikt Berninger
    1. Neuroscience

    A meeting of memories

    Chuqi Liu, Gui Xue

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