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2011-09-21 12:11:07

A study in worms that are less than a millimetre long has yielded clues that may be important for understanding how nerves grow.

2011-07-28 18:16:39

The human brain is the most complex of all organs, containing billions of neurons with their corresponding projections, all woven together in a highly complex, three-dimensional web.

2011-07-20 17:31:42

Researchers at Case Western Reserve University have developed a computer modeling method to accurately predict how a peripheral nerve axon responds to electrical stimuli, slashing the complex work from an inhibitory weeks-long process to just a few seconds.

2011-07-08 14:27:05

Oh, the challenges of being a neuron, responsible for essential things like muscle contraction, gland secretion and sensitivity to touch, sound and light, yet constantly bombarded with signals from here, there and everywhere.

2011-07-05 00:00:31

Offers Baseline Tests for Concussion Management to 130 Australia Rules Football Clubs through its Good for Footy Program Wausau, WI (PRWEB) July 03, 2011 Toyota has announced it will sponsor a new initiative that will lead the way in making Australia Rules football safer for footballers at a grassroots level.

2011-06-30 13:34:04

A paper published online today in Nature reveals that glia play a key role in preventing the progression of the most prominent Rett Syndrome symptoms displayed by mouse models of the disease: lethality, irregular breathing and apneas, hypoactivity and decreased dendritic complexity.

2011-05-25 13:57:19

New information has come to light explaining how injured skin cells and touch-sensing nerve fibers coordinate their regeneration during wound healing.

2011-05-12 22:51:21

New data offer hints to why Parkinson's disease so selectively harms brain cells that produce the chemical dopamine.

2011-04-13 21:52:53

Drugs already in development to treat Alzheimer's disease may eventually be tapped for a different purpose altogether: re-growing the ends of injured nerves to relieve pain and paralysis.

2011-04-11 11:46:00

WAUSAU, Wis., April 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Eastbay and Axon Sports encourage all Athletes to play safe and strong. Axon Sports is giving away 25,000 cognitive Baseline tests to schools, clubs and youth sports associations across America - 100 sets of 250 Baseline tests.


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donative
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The word 'donative' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to give'.
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