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How we recall the past

August 17, 2017
Research Findings
Neuroscientists discover a brain circuit dedicated to retrieving memories.

Blocking a key enzyme may reverse memory loss

August 8, 2017
Research Findings
MIT study suggests a new approach to developing treatments for Alzheimer’s disease.

New tool offers snapshots of neuron activity

June 26, 2017
Neurotechnology
FLARE technique can reveal which cells respond during different tasks.

A noninvasive method for deep brain stimulation

June 1, 2017
Research Findings
Electrodes placed on the scalp could help patients with brain diseases.

Brain circuit enables split-second decisions when cues conflict

April 24, 2017
Research Findings
New findings shed light on how we quickly assess risks and rewards before acting.

Eleven from MIT elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences for 2017

April 12, 2017
Awards
Prestigious honor society announces 228 new members this year.

Neuroscientists identify brain circuit necessary for memory formation

April 6, 2017
Research Findings
New findings challenge standard model of memory consolidation.

Scientists identify brain circuit that drives pleasure-inducing behavior

March 22, 2017
Research Findings
Surprisingly, the neurons are located in a brain region thought to be linked with fear.

Unique visual stimulation may be new treatment for Alzheimer’s

December 7, 2016
Research Findings
Noninvasive technique reduces beta amyloid plaques in mouse models of Alzheimer’s disease.

Li-Huei Tsai receives Society for Neuroscience Mika Salpeter Lifetime Achievement Award

December 2, 2016
Awards
Picower Institute director awarded for her research on brain development, neurological disorders, and Alzheimer’s disease.

Creating new treatments for amblyopia

November 21, 2016
Research Findings
Study finds decreasing activity in the eye can help overcome visual impairment.

Four MIT faculty elected 2016 AAAS Fellows

November 21, 2016
Awards
Green, Ketterle, Nedivi, and Shrobe are among those recognized for their efforts toward advancing science.