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  1. Relief for epilepsy at the scale of a single cell

    Relief for epilepsy at the scale of a single cell

    Date: August 23, 2016 Source: Linköping University Summary: Researchers have developed in collaboration with French colleagues a small device that both detects the initial signal of an epileptic attack and doses a substance that effectively stops it. All this takes place where the signal arises — in an area of size 20chr(‘215’)20 μm...

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  2. UNDERSTANDING THE BRAIN: New technology allows researchers to temporarily shut down brain area to better understand function

    UNDERSTANDING THE BRAIN: New technology allows researchers to temporarily shut down brain area to better understand function

    Capitalizing on experimental genetic techniques, researchers at the California National Primate Research Center, or CNPRC, at the University of California, Davis, have demonstrated that temporarily turning off an area of the brain changes patterns of activity across much of the remaining brain. The research suggests that alterations in the functional...

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  3. Using a Virus to Treat Disease

    Using a Virus to Treat Disease

    New virus-based method opens wide range of options to treat various diseases The ability to switch disease-causing genes on and off remains a dream for many physicians, research scientists and patients. Research teams from across the world are busy turning this dream into a reality, incuding a team of researchers...

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