Neurons in the hippocampus encode a spatial map of learned knowledge, helping humans and other mammals navigate the world, according to a study published in Nature.
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Northwestern Medicine scientists have discovered an unexpected connection between a protein implicated in neuropsychiatric disorders and the endocannabinoid pathway.
A new Northwestern Medicine study has found the hippocampus also plays a role in short-term memory and helps guide decision-making.
A protein helps direct the flow of materials in the Drosophila ovary during the development of egg cells, according to a Northwestern Medicine study.
A team of Northwestern Medicine investigators have discovered a set of intracellular mechanisms that support the polarized function of the skin’s outermost layer, the epidermis.
Northwestern Medicine scientists have described a method of reconstructing the three-dimensional structure of chromosomes in cancer cells and matching those chromosomes with counterpart oncogenes.
Enhancing autophagy in fat could help treat diabetes, according to a Northwestern Medicine study published in Cell Reports.
Assessing and addressing the needs of women working in the life sciences may improve work-life integration and innovation, according to a recent survey.
Using small molecular inhibitors to block the BAP1 complex may be a promising targeted therapy approach for leukemia, according to a Northwestern Medicine study published in Nature Cancer.