Neuroscience is for everybody! Knowing Neurons is a website focused on educating college level students and the general public about the field of neuroscience and the role of biomedical research in advancing medical knowledge.
We publish articles that highlight recent advances in neuroscience and exciting new scientific technologies. Our writers are masters, graduate, and post-doctoral students, who are experts in their field of neuroscience. To keep our articles approachable, we support each article with useful visuals, easy-to-follow illustrations, and infographics.
The goal of Knowing Neurons is to energize and educate young scientists in an exciting and dynamic way, while emphasizing the importance of fundamental research in revealing the inner workings of the mind.
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For the labs working tirelessly to understand the underpinnings of Alzheimer’s disease, there are often two camps: BAPtists and tau-ists. The former subscribe to the beta amyloid cascade hypothesis that […]
Frost B., Hemberg M., Lewis J. & Feany M.B. (2014). Tau promotes neurodegeneration through global chromatin relaxation, Nature Neuroscience, 17 (3) 357-366. DOI: 10.1038/nn.3639
Maruyama M., Shimada H., Suhara T., Shinotoh H., Ji B., Maeda J., Zhang M.R., Trojanowski J., Lee V.Y. & Ono M. & (2013). Imaging of Tau Pathology in a Tauopathy Mouse Model and in Alzheimer Patients Compared to Normal Controls, Neuron, 79 (6) 1094-1108. DOI: 10.1016/j.neuron.2013.07.037
It’s hard to imagine life without Google Maps nowadays. We use the interactive map daily to find out how to get from point A to point B. Wouldn’t it be […]
Zingg B., Hintiryan H., Gou L., Song M., Bay M., Bienkowski M., Foster N., Yamashita S., Bowman I. & Toga A. & (2014). Neural Networks of the Mouse Neocortex, Cell, 156 (5) 1096-1111. DOI: 10.1016/j.cell.2014.02.023