Neuroscience

Neuroscience

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Latest articles

    1. Developmental Biology
    2. Neuroscience

    Photoreceptors generate neuronal diversity in their target field through a Hedgehog morphogen gradient in Drosophila

    Matthew P Bostock, Anadika R Prasad ... Vilaiwan M Fernandes
    Photoreceptors diversify their target field at long range through a graded signal.
    1. Developmental Biology
    2. Neuroscience

    Differentiation signals from glia are fine-tuned to set neuronal numbers during development

    Anadika R Prasad, Inês Lago-Baldaia ... Vilaiwan M Fernandes
    Extrinsic signals establish an invariant and stereotyped pattern of neuronal differentiation and programmed cell death in the Drosophila visual system.
    1. Neuroscience

    Non-rapid eye movement sleep determines resilience to social stress normal

    Brittany J Bush, Caroline Donnay ... J Christopher Ehlen
    1. Neuroscience

    A dopamine-gated learning circuit underpins reproductive state-dependent odor preference in Drosophila females

    Ariane C Boehm, Anja B Friedrich ... Ilona C Grunwald Kadow
    1. Neuroscience

    High order unimodal olfactory sensory preconditioning in Drosophila

    Juan Martinez-Cervantes, Prachi Shah ... Isaac Cervantes-Sandoval
    1. Computational and Systems Biology
    2. Neuroscience

    Allosteric stabilization of calcium and phosphoinositide dual binding engages several synaptotagmins in fast exocytosis

    Janus RL Kobbersmed, Manon MM Berns ... Alexander M Walter
    A mathematical model of neurotransmitter release predicts that a mutual stabilization of calcium and membrane phospholipids binding to synaptotagmin proteins allows several synaptotagmins to work together for fast synaptic transmission.
    1. Neuroscience

    Neuroscout, a unified platform for generalizable and reproducible fMRI research

    Alejandro de la Vega, Roberta Rocca ... Tal Yarkoni
    A web-based analysis platform for public fMRI data using naturalistic stimuli, leveraging state-of-the-art feature extraction models to enable more generalizable and reproducible findings.
    1. Neuroscience

    Experience-driven rate modulation is reinstated during hippocampal replay

    Margot Tirole, Marta Huelin Gorriz ... Daniel Bendor
    Hippocampal place cells modulate their firing rate during replay events to reflect the increases, or decreases, in firing rate experienced between contexts during behavior.
    1. Neuroscience

    Distance estimation from monocular cues in an ethological visuomotor task

    Philip RL Parker, Elliott TT Abe ... Cristopher M Niell
    Mice accurately perform an ethological distance estimation task based on gap jumping and can use monocular cues to estimate distance in addition to binocular cues such as stereopsis.

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    Andrew J King
    University of Oxford, United Kingdom
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    Brandeis University, United States
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    National Centre for Biological Sciences, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, India
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