epilepsy

Using laser light to study how epilepsy arises in the healthy brain

Published: 27Mar2019

Scientists at McGill University have developed a new method to study how seizures arise in the healthy brain. Using laser light guided through ultra-thin optic fibers in the brain of rodents, the...

How insulin calms brain activity

Published: 30Jun2015

Insulin has long been known as the hormone which controls the body’s sugar levels: humans who lack or are insensitive to insulin develop diabetes. Although insulin is also made and released in the...