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Study points to potential monitoring approach for personalized treatment of spinal cord injuries

Researchers have developed a urine test revealing the presence of a neurotoxin that likely worsens the severity and pain of spinal cord injuries, suggesting a new tool to treat the injuries.

Study points to potential monitoring approach for personalized treatment of spinal cord injuries

Researchers have developed a urine test revealing the presence of a neurotoxin that likely worsens the severity and pain of spinal cord injuries, suggesting a new tool to treat the injuries.

Kill them with cuteness: The adorable thing bats do to catch prey

A Johns Hopkins University researcher noticed the bats he works with cocked their heads to the side, just like his pet Pug.

Genetic mutation causes ataxia in humans and dogs

Cerebellar ataxia is a condition of the cerebellum that causes an inability to coordinate muscle movements.

A lesson in paying attention from a brown bat

Humans are wonderfully adept at homing in on only the most vital sensory information. New research using bats gives clues as to how we manage such a feat.

Sea lions exposed to algal toxin show impaired spatial memory; study has human implications

Permanent neurological and behavioral changes caused by the neurotoxin domoic acid may affect sea lions’ ability to survive in the wild.

Gene therapy makes advances against a lethal childhood disorder

CHOP researchers delay symptoms in animal model of Batten disease.Researchers have taken a significant step forward in developing gene therapy against a fatal neurodegenerative disease that strikes…

Cats retain multiple functional bitter taste receptors

The bitter truth: Kitty’s picky eating habits further unraveledAccording to new research from the Monell Center, cats have at least seven functional bitter taste receptors.

Cats retain multiple functional bitter taste receptors

The bitter truth: Kitty’s picky eating habits further unraveledAccording to new research from the Monell Center, cats have at least seven functional bitter taste receptors.

Self-awareness not unique to mankind

Humans are unlikely to be the only animal capable of self-awareness, a new study has shown.

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