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Latest Cellular neuroscience Stories

2010-06-23 00:58:05

Effective brain function depends on the efficient signaling from one neuron to the next, a lightning-fast process that depends on a quick release of neurotransmitters at synapses.

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2010-05-05 16:00:00

Max Planck scientists use a genetic light source to measure brain signals

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2010-04-19 08:42:12

Did you ever wonder how you are able to perform complex tasks - even under stress?

2010-04-15 13:09:18

Cultured cells in microfluidic chambers enable systematic experiments at the synapse.

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2010-02-20 08:21:55

Göttingen-based Max Planck researcher decodes a molecular process that controls the growth of nerve cells.

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2010-01-22 10:58:45

A team of researchers has managed to obtain 3D images of the vesicles and filaments involved in communication between neurons.

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2010-01-20 12:00:11

For brain cells to communicate, the contacts to each other must function.

2009-12-28 16:43:06

The early stages of Alzheimer's disease are thought to occur at the synapse, since synapse loss is associated with memory dysfunction.

2009-12-23 16:47:33

Scientists at UC Santa Barbara have made a major discovery in how the brain encodes memories.

2009-12-06 13:51:03

Studies with fruit flies have shown that the specialized nerve cells called neurons can rebuild themselves after injury.


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