fade

Memory details fade over time, with only the main gist preserved

Memory details fade over time, with only the main gist preserved

Credit: Unsplash/CC0 Public Domain What information is retained in a memory over time, and which parts get lost? These questions have led to many scientific theories over the years, and now a team of researchers at the Universities of Glasgow and Birmingham have been able to provide some answers. Their new study, which is published …

Memory details fade over time, with only the main gist preserved Read More »

virus

In recovering COVID-19 patients, antibodies fade quickly

In recovering COVID-19 patients, antibodies fade quickly In recovering COVID-19 patients, antibodies fade quickly Credit: CC0 Public Domain In the absence of approved, effective treatments for COVID-19, some hospitals have been treating patients with severe COVID symptoms with blood plasma from recovering patients. The blood of recovered patients contains antibodies that act against the coronavirus. …

In recovering COVID-19 patients, antibodies fade quickly Read More »

pandemic

How do pandemics end? History suggests diseases fade but are almost never truly gone

How do pandemics end? History suggests diseases fade but are almost never truly gone How do pandemics end? History suggests diseases fade but are almost never truly gone Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain When will the pandemic end? All these months in, with over 37 million COVID-19 cases and more than 1 million deaths globally, you …

How do pandemics end? History suggests diseases fade but are almost never truly gone Read More »

Virus antibodies fade fast but not necessarily protection

Virus antibodies fade fast but not necessarily protection

Virus antibodies fade fast but not necessarily protection Virus antibodies fade fast but not necessarily protection In this Friday, June 12, 2020 file photo, a woman has blood drawn for COVID-19 antibody testing in Dearborn, Mich. Research published on Tuesday, July 21, 2020 suggests that antibodies the immune system makes to fight the new coronavirus …

Virus antibodies fade fast but not necessarily protection Read More »

howmemoriesf

How memories form and fade

Diagrams of neural activity in the hippocampus, recorded from a mouse as it learned about a new environment. Colors correspond to unique locations within the new space. Over time and continued exposure to the arena, the mouse forms stable memories by recruiting teams of neurons to encode for the location. Credit: Caltech Why is it …

How memories form and fade Read More »