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2011-09-07 19:27:39

Every second, the brain's nerve cells exchange many billions of synaptic impulses.

2011-07-20 02:09:12

By altering the genetic makeup of normally "unexcitable" cells, Duke University bioengineers have turned them into cells capable of generating and passing electrical current.

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.


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