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Neuroscientists have long wondered how individual connections between brain cells remain diverse and "fit" enough for storing new memories.
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.
New research uncovers a molecular mechanism that links diabetes with an increased risk of cardiovascular problems and sudden cardiac death.
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.
UC San Diego researchers say too much alpha-synuclein shuts down cell communications, helps cause dementia.
Astrocytes are the most common type of cell in the brain and play an important role in the function of neurons â€“ nerve cells.
Cultured cells in microfluidic chambers enable systematic experiments at the synapse.
A cat can recognize a face faster and more efficiently than a supercomputer.
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.
A new study from The Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital â€“ The Neuro - at McGill University is the first to discover a molecular link between Parkinsonâ€™s disease and defects in the ability of nerve cells to communicate.
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