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2013-08-05 12:25:20

Using direct human brain recordings, a research team from Drexel University, the University of Pennsylvania, UCLA and Thomas Jefferson University has identified a new type of cell in the brain that helps people to keep track of their relative location while navigating an unfamiliar environment.

Lighting The Way To Understand The Brain
2013-04-05 10:10:33

Scientists can see which cells communicate with each other in the brain, by flipping a neural light switch

rhesus monkey
2012-11-07 14:49:05

Dr. Elizabeth Buffalo recently talked with redOrbit about her team’s discovery of grid cells in rhesus monkeys and what this could mean for the future of neuroscience.

Monkeys Deconstruct The World Through Triangular Grids
2012-10-29 09:16:42

Researchers at Emory University have shown that some primates visually deconstruct the world through triangular grids.


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tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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