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A new tool allows scientists to see the immune system like never before.
Neurons in the brain play a role as an electric wire conveying an electrical signal.
Every second, the brain's nerve cells exchange many billions of synaptic impulses.
A fundamental new discovery about how nerve cells in the brain store and release tiny sacs filled with chemicals may radically alter the way scientists think about neurotransmission – the electrical signaling in the brain that enables everything from the way we move, to how we remember and sense the world.
A scientist from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute has determined how a particular gene makes night vision possible.
A person who drinks too much alcohol may be able to perform complicated tasks, such as dancing, carrying on a conversation or even driving a car, but later have no memory of those escapades.
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.
Just like human teenagers, fruit flies that spend a day buzzing around the "fly mall" with their companions need more sleep.
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.
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