Janelia Research Campus scientists have uncovered new clues about how fruit flies keep track of where they are in the world. Understanding the neural basis of navigation in flies may reveal how humans accomplish similar feats.
18-May-2017 11:50 AM EDT Add to Favorites
In studies with mice, Janelia researchers discovered that to maintain certain short-term memories, the brain’s cortex relies on connections with the thalamus.
19-May-2017 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites
HHMI, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the Wellcome Trust, and the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation announce the selection of 41 International Research Scholars, early-career scientists poised to advance biomedical research across the globe.
8-May-2017 11:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites
Hypoxia reverses brain damage caused by mitochondrial dysfunction, HHMI team finds. The approach might one day point to new therapies for people with Leigh syndrome and other mitochondrial disorders.
5-May-2017 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites
Thirteen HHMI scientists have been elected to the National Academy of Sciences.
2-May-2017 4:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites
The Howard Hughes Medical Institute’s (HHMI) Medical Research Fellows Program has selected 79 talented medical and veterinary students to conduct in-depth, mentored biomedical research. Each fellow will spend a year pursuing basic, translational,...
24-Apr-2017 3:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites
New research adds to growing evidence that Parkinson's disease may arise in part from neurons’ failure to recycle the materials used to package and transport neurotransmitters.
13-Mar-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites
HHMI scientists develop a much-needed genetic resource that is aiding development of wheat plants with improved traits.
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