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Best and Worst of Neuroscience and Neurology – August 2016

This article summarizes some interesting publications that came out in August. As usual, there were many interesting developments, both in fundamental neuroscience and neurology, and in practical aspects of dealing with and treating brain-related diseases and disorders. On August 20, the scientific community marked the birthday of Roger Sperry. Prof. Sperry received the 1981 Nobel […]

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Best and Worst of Neuroscience and Neurology – July 2016

Hundreds of articles published this month further advanced our knowledge of neuroscience. Lots of new discoveries published in July relate to some of the most fundamental processes in the brain that shape our daily life, as well as to the practical problems doctors have to deal with on a regular basis. The selection of articles […]

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Best and Worst of Neuroscience and Neurology – June 2016

This month, a large number of very interesting, sometimes even unexpected discoveries were published. It was hard to prioritise for this review just a few articles out of several dozens of very informative high-quality reports that I’ve seen. As usual, the selection below reflects my personal view on their importance. In June, the scientific community […]

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Best and Worst of Neuroscience and Neurology – May 2016

The last month, in my opinion, was particularly fruitful for new, interesting publications. In fact, I was struggling when deciding which of them to select for this review. Quite a few articles addressed fundamental questions about basic mechanisms of brain functioning, neurodegenerative diseases and evolution. Several important discoveries were made on new applications and treatments with existing […]

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Best and Worst of Neuroscience and Neurology – April 2016

This article presents a selection of research papers on the subject of neuroscience and neurology published in April. As usual, many new interesting findings were made public this month, and the selection presented here reflects mostly my personal opinion of their importance. In April, the scientific community marks the birthday of Italian neuroscientist Rita Levi-Montalcini. […]

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Best and Worst of Neuroscience and Neurology – March 2016

In this article I present a selection of publications that came out in March. There were many interesting developments, both in fundamental neuroscience and neurology, and in the practical aspects of dealing with brain-related diseases and disorders. On March 20th, the scientific community marked the birthday of Erwin Neher, who received the 1991 Nobel Price […]

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