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Neurobiology

Tracking tau

Understanding how the protein tau moves between neurons yields insight into possible treatments for neurodegenerative diseases In the fight against neurodegenerative diseases such as frontotemporal dementia, Alzheimer's and Chronic…

How dopamine drives brain activity

A specialized MRI sensor reveals the neurotransmitter's influence on neural activity throughout the brain CAMBRIDGE, MA -- Using a specialized magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) sensor, MIT neuroscientists have discovered how dopamine…