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Scientists are closer to solving one of the many mysteries of multiple sclerosis and other demyelinating diseases, thanks to a recent study conducted at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies.
Scientists have uncovered a source of damage associated with multiple sclerosis (MS) that may lead them to an effective therapy for what is now an incurable condition.
Researchers in Germany have gained new insight into how the immune system causes damage associated with multiple sclerosis (MS), an incurable neuroinflammatory disorder.
Max Planck scientists use a genetic light source to measure brain signals
Investigators in the Hotchkiss Brain Institute, Faculty of Medicine, have made a major breakthrough in our understanding of nerve impulse generation within the brain.
Neurotoxins from cone snails and spiders help neurobiologists Sebastian Auer, Annika S. StÃ¼rzebecher and Dr. Ines IbaÃ±ez-Tallon of the Max DelbrÃ¼ck Center for Molecular Medicine (MDC) Berlin-Buch, Germany, to investigate the function of ion channels in neurons.
Trying to understand the complex workings of a biological cell by teasing out the function of every molecule within it is a daunting task.
A study published in Science and reviewed by F1000 Biology members Venkatesh Murthy and Jakob Sorensen reveals that our brains have the amazing ability to be energy efficient.
Dendrites integrate thousands of inputs locally before sending signals to central axon.
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