Neuroscience

How the Tongue Keeps Its Tastes Straight

New research at Columbia University Medical Center has revealed how special molecules help the tongue communicate with the brain to identify the correct taste. Using this knowledge, scientists were able rewire the taste system of mice.

Brain Cell Loss Linked to Schizophrenia

A P&S research team has found that deficits seen in schizophrenia may be due to a decrease in the number of inhibitory neurons within the brain's memory center.