The Salk Institute awarded two American scientists with its prestigious Medal for Research Excellence, a distinction that has only been bestowed twice before in the Institute’s 55-year history. The honorees, who received their awards April 13,...
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By adolescence, your brain already contains most of the neurons that you'll have for the rest of your life. But a few regions continue to grow new nerve cells--and require the services of cellular sentinels, specialized immune cells that keep the...
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The discovery has implications for understanding how the human brain evolved and how it varies between people
12-Feb-2016 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites
Data from the Salk Institute shows brain’s memory capacity is in the petabyte range, as much as entire Web.
22-Jan-2016 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites
Salk Cancer Center appoints Reuben Shaw as new director.
7-Jan-2016 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites
Renowned molecular biologist and scientific leader to join Salk January 1, 2016
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Researchers identify a new core element of primate jumping genes capable of producing previously unknown proteins
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The new technique allows scientists to study diseases like Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s using cells from human patients
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