Latest Cellular neuroscience Stories
Cultured cells in microfluidic chambers enable systematic experiments at the synapse.
GÃ¶ttingen-based Max Planck researcher decodes a molecular process that controls the growth of nerve cells.
A team of researchers has managed to obtain 3D images of the vesicles and filaments involved in communication between neurons.
For brain cells to communicate, the contacts to each other must function.
The early stages of Alzheimer's disease are thought to occur at the synapse, since synapse loss is associated with memory dysfunction.
Scientists at UC Santa Barbara have made a major discovery in how the brain encodes memories.
Studies with fruit flies have shown that the specialized nerve cells called neurons can rebuild themselves after injury.
The transmission of information from one neuron to the next is an unseen intricate ballet.
A study published in Science and reviewed by F1000 Biology members Venkatesh Murthy and Jakob Sorensen reveals that our brains have the amazing ability to be energy efficient.
The human brain consists of about 100 billion (1011) neurons, which altogether form about 100 trillion (1014) synaptic connections with each other.
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