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2011-06-30 12:35:00

SEATTLE, June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Synapse Product Development engineers are currently helping Simpa Networks realize their idea to bring clean, safe, and sustainable energy services to 20 million people by 2020 through a pay-as-you-go in-home solar energy system. "We are always looking for ways to work with Clients whose values are culturally similar to ours," said Chris Massot, Vice President of Sales & Marketing of Synapse.

2011-06-23 19:50:10

Have a tough time remembering where you put your keys, learning a new language or recalling names at a cocktail party?

2011-06-22 22:43:37

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.

2011-05-18 00:10:16

An essential component of animal nervous systems—sodium channels—evolved prior to the evolution of those systems.

2011-04-28 00:22:20

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?

2011-03-22 08:16:03

Scientists believe that long-term potentiation (LTP) – 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.

2011-03-21 13:10:52

You may remember the color of your loved one's eyes for years. But how?

2011-03-11 15:28:57

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.

2011-02-18 12:31:04

Neurons are complicated, but the basic functional concept is that synapses transmit electrical signals to the dendrites and cell body (input), and axons carry signals away (output).

2011-02-16 12:33:01

Scientists at Duke University Medical Center have uncovered clues to memory and learning by exploring the function of a single gene that governs how neurons form new connections.


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