The antidepressant mianserin can extend the lifespan of the the roundworm by about 30 percent.
HHMI researchers have discovered a vast network of neurons that governs reproduction and controls the effects of reproductive status on other brain functions.
HHMI researchers Richard Axel and Linda Buck honored with the 2004 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for pioneering studies that clarify how the olfactory system works.
Two HHMI research teams find a candidate sweet taste receptor.
Scientists have found a genetic switch that helps calm anxiety in "stressed out" mice.
How does the nose discriminate between different odors?