NIH-funded study suggests increased communication between key brain areas during sleep.
Using an innovative “NeuroGrid” technology, scientists showed that sleep boosts communication between two brain regions whose connection is critical for the formation of memories. The work, published in Science, was partially funded by the Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies (BRAIN) Initiative, a project of the National Institutes of Health devoted to accelerating the development of new approaches to probing the workings of the brain.… Read full story
COLUMBUS, OH – Ohioans are reminded to be aware of the state’s outdoor burning regulations and take necessary precautions if they are planning to burn debris this fall, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR).
Ohio law states outdoor debris burning is prohibited from 6 a.m.
Knox County Sheriff’s Report – Oct 31, 2017
(Information courtesy of The Knox County Sheriff’s Office)
A victim, of the 40 block of Columbus Road in Mount Vernon, advised that a red Toro Snowblower and three electric scooters were taken. A window upstairs and the front and back doors of the residence were broken.… Read full story
Grants aim to address neuroethical issues associated with human brain research.
As scientists develop powerful neurotechnologies to monitor and regulate brain activity, ethical questions arise about how these new tools should be incorporated into medical research and clinical practice. To inform this discussion, the National Institutes of Health has awarded grants to five teams of experts who will study the neuroethical issues surrounding the use of deep brain stimulation in neuropsychiatric and movement disorders and appropriate consent for brain research.… Read full story
MILAN – Ohio State Highway Patrol troopers filed felony drug charges against two California men after a traffic stop in Erie County. During the traffic stop, troopers seized 58 pounds of marijuana, which is valued at approximately $135,430.