The thalamic reticular nucleus (TRN), the major source of thalamic inhibition, is known to regulate thalamocortical interactions critical for sensory processing, attention and cognition.
Beginning July 1, nine faculty members in the MIT School of Science have been granted tenure by MIT.
Many forms of Western music make use of harmony, or the sound created by certain pairs of notes.
For a nematode worm, a big lawn of the bacteria that it eats is a great place for it to disperse its eggs so that each hatchling can emerge into a nutritive environment.
Nitric oxide is an important signaling molecule in the body, with a role in building nervous system connections that contribute to learning and memory.