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2010-07-31 06:35:00

Neuroscientists have long wondered how individual connections between brain cells remain diverse and "fit" enough for storing new memories.

2010-07-12 07:50:00

NEW ORLEANS, July 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Proventix Systems, Inc., of Birmingham, AL, today announced a partnership with Synapse Wireless, another Alabama-based technology company, that will help them fight the spread of healthcare acquired infections.

2010-06-24 04:15:14

New research uncovers a molecular mechanism that links diabetes with an increased risk of cardiovascular problems and sudden cardiac death.

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.

2010-06-16 14:05:00

UC San Diego researchers say too much alpha-synuclein shuts down cell communications, helps cause dementia.

2010-06-14 18:01:45

Astrocytes are the most common type of cell in the brain and play an important role in the function of neurons – nerve cells.

2010-04-15 13:09:18

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

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2010-04-15 07:30:00

A cat can recognize a face faster and more efficiently than a supercomputer.

2010-02-17 14:26:56

Duke University Medical Center scientists crowded around a laser-powered microscope in a darkened room to peer into the brain of an anesthetized juvenile songbird right after he heard an adult tutors' song for the first time.

2010-02-10 12:17:43

A new study from The Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital – The Neuro - at McGill University is the first to discover a molecular link between Parkinson’s disease and defects in the ability of nerve cells to communicate.


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lahar
  • A volcanic mudflow.
The word 'lahar' comes from Javanese.
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