Latest Axon Stories
Enzyme could lead to a possible treatment for brain and spinal cord injury.
Neurons are structurally complex, with specific parts of the cell responsible for information input and other parts responsible for information output.
Deep in the ear, 95 percent of the cells that shuttle sound to the brain are big, boisterous neurons that, to date, have explained most of what scientists know about how hearing works.
Modern tissue engineering developed at the University of Michigan could improve the function of prosthetic hands and possibly restore the sense of touch for injured patients.
Scientists create nerve cell connections in vitro using artificial substances, a major advance towards nerve cell repair.
The human brain consists of about 100 billion (1011) neurons, which altogether form about 100 trillion (1014) synaptic connections with each other.
Dendrites integrate thousands of inputs locally before sending signals to central axon.
A new study shows that nervous system integrity and axonal properties may play a key role in prion diseases.
- Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
- A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).