Science news: Jul 2012

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Information processing in brain circuits influences its cellular properties

Human brains contain billions of nerve cells, or neurons. There are huge variations in the structure and form of these neurons, and even vast differences in properties within the same structural groups.
22 July 2012

Cancer and immune drug insights suggest new uses

A new study of thiopurines – drugs used to treat cancer and as immunosuppressants – has uncovered more about how they work and suggested possible new ways they could be used.
11 July 2012