Big rewards, better memory

The Kloosterman Lab studies memory processes in the brain. In a new publication out in Current Biology, they describe the impact of reward size on memory formation and find that memories coupled to a large reward are formed and stabilized faster.
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Zooming in on bladder issues

An estimated 1 billion people across the globe suffer from lower urinary tract symptoms. Researchers at VIB and KU Leuven now developed videocystometry, a new combined technique that allows to monitor the functioning of the urinary tract in rodents in unprecedented detail. The new imaging technique promises to accelerate the search for causes and treatments of lower urinary tract dysfunction.
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