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Memory Capacity of Brain Is 10 Times More Than Previously Thought

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

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Salk Cancer Center appoints Reuben Shaw as new director.
7-Jan-2016 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Nobel Laureate Elizabeth Blackburn Named Salk Institute President

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Renowned molecular biologist and scientific leader to join Salk January 1, 2016
18-Nov-2015 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Salk Scientists Discover Protein Factories Hidden in Human Jumping Genes

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Researchers identify a new core element of primate jumping genes capable of producing previously unknown proteins
19-Oct-2015 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Researchers Learn How to Grow Old Brain Cells

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The new technique allows scientists to study diseases like Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s using cells from human patients
2-Oct-2015 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Can Your Sense of Smell Predict When You’ll Die?

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Salk researchers find correlation between declining ability to smell and lifespan in worms
18-Sep-2015 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

In First, Salk Scientists Use Sound Waves to Control Brain Cells

New technique to selectively and noninvasively turn on groups of neurons in worms could be boon to science and medicine
11-Sep-2015 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Errant Gene Turns Cells Into Mobile Cancer Factories

Salk scientists find key molecular mechanism that underlies deadly behavior in hard-to-treat breast cancer
4-Sep-2015 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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