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Stories by Diana Kwon

Can Cannabis Treat Epileptic Seizures?

Can Cannabis Treat Epileptic Seizures?

New evidence suggests that a chemical derived from marijuana may be an effective treatment for patients with drug-resistant forms of epilepsy

January 22, 2016 — Diana Kwon
How Does Your Brain Follow the Music?

How Does Your Brain Follow the Music?

Neurons in the brain fire in sync to music. Musical training may enhance this ability, and perhaps some other skills.

December 10, 2015 — Benjamin Meyers and Diana Kwon
Rise of the Microglia

Rise of the Microglia

New research shows that the resident immune cells of the brain are involved in both development and disease

October 23, 2015 — Diana Kwon

Building a Brainbow

Scientists use a genetic technique to illuminate neurons in up to 90 different colors. For more on this, check out “The Brainbow Connection,” a photo essay by Diana Kwon and Liz Tormes in the latest issue of Scientific American MIND.

October 16, 2015 — Diana Kwon and Eliene Augenbraun
Stories by Diana Kwon

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