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A New Wrinkle in Parkinson’s Disease Research 15 Aug 2013 | 09:01 pm

Scientists have discovered that an active ingredient in an over-the-counter skin cream slows or stops the effects of Parkinson’s disease on brain cells. 

Cori Bargmann to Deliver Public Talk at Janelia Farm Research Campus 15 Aug 2013 | 09:00 pm

Neuroscientist Cori Bargmann will discuss "Ancient Molecules and the Modern Brain: Understanding our Social Nature," at Janelia on September 18.

HHMI Selects 42 International Student Research Fellows 14 Aug 2013 | 10:00 pm

HHMI awards more than $1.8 million in fellowships to 42 international graduate students studying in the U.S.

HHMI Names New Head of Communications 13 Aug 2013 | 08:45 pm

Kathryn S. Brown, head of communications, oversees all communications and public relations for the Howard Hughes Medical Institute.

Researchers Map Complex Motion-Detection Circuitry in Flies 7 Aug 2013 | 10:00 pm

New thinking and technological innovation help Janelia researchers piece together a complex map of the neuronal connections that flies use to detect motion.

HHMI Debuts Redesigned Public Website 29 Jul 2013 | 06:00 pm

HHMI relaunches its primary public website. The new site uses Drupal, an open-source technology.

Stimulating Brain Cells Can Make False Memories 26 Jul 2013 | 11:11 pm

By activating a subset of brain cells in mice, researchers changed the way the animals remembered a particular setting.

Cellular Network Transforms Fungus When Temperatures Rise 23 Jul 2013 | 11:53 pm

New research reveals the cellular network that activates temperature-sensitive changes in an infectious fungus.

Ultrasensitive Calcium Sensors Shine New Light on Neuron Activity 17 Jul 2013 | 10:00 pm

A new protein engineered by scientists at the Janelia Farm Research Campus fluoresces brightly each time it senses calcium, giving the scientists a way to visualize neuronal activity. The new protein ...

Epigenomic Map of the Developing Brain 4 Jul 2013 | 11:00 pm

New research reveals details of changing DNA methylation patterns as the brain matures.

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