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In animal studies, stimulating a brain pathway reduces depressive ... - EurekAlert (press release)


EurekAlert (press release)
Neurobiology researchers have identified a pathway in brain circuitry that, when stimulated, leads to 'antidepressive' behavior in animals. If such brain stimulation proves to have similar effects in people, it may eventually lead to a novel treatment ...

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative hands out $15 million to help scientists 'map every cell in the human body' - GeekWire


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The goal of the project is to “map every cell in the human body as a resource to understand and improve human health and disease,” Chan wrote in a Facebook post announcing the new funding. The idea is to have an encyclopedic understanding of human ...
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EPFL becomes part of Chan Zuckerberg's project to develop Human Cell Atlas - News-Medical.net


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The Human Cell Atlas is an international effort to map every type of cell in the healthy human body as a resource for studies of both health and disease. The HCA aims to revolutionize the understanding of human anatomy and cell biology and shall ...

Of Mind and Matter: The Mystery of the Human Brain

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