Latest Cellular neuroscience Stories
Every second, the brain's nerve cells exchange many billions of synaptic impulses.
By altering the genetic makeup of normally "unexcitable" cells, Duke University bioengineers have turned them into cells capable of generating and passing electrical current.
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Have a tough time remembering where you put your keys, learning a new language or recalling names at a cocktail party?
Two studies featuring research from Weill Cornell Medical College have uncovered surprising details about the complex process that leads to the flow of neurotransmitters between brain neurons -- a dance of chemical messages so delicate that missteps often lead to neurological dysfunction.
An essential component of animal nervous systemsâ€”sodium channelsâ€”evolved prior to the evolution of those systems.
Could veterans of war, rape victims and other people who have seen horrific crimes someday have the traumatic memories that haunt them weakened in their brains?
Scientists believe that long-term potentiation (LTP) â€“ the long-lasting increase of signals across a connection between brain cells -- underlies our ability to remember over time and to learn, but how that happens is a central question in neuroscience.
You may remember the color of your loved one's eyes for years. But how?
Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute and University of Pennsylvania have found a way to uncover potential drug targets that have so far remained hidden from researchers' view.
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