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2012-06-07 08:31:09

Using rabies virus, researcher tracks inputs to dopamine neurons A genetically-modified version of the rabies virus is helping scientists at Harvard to trace neural pathways in the brain, a research effort that could one day lead to treatments for Parkinson's disease and addiction. As described in a paper published on June 7 in the journal Neuron, a team of researchers led by Associate Professor of Molecular and Cellular Biology Naoshige Uchida used the virus to create the first-ever...

2012-03-06 12:45:00

Stryker´s Acquisition of Boston Scientific´s Neurovascular Division Propels Company to Lead Neuroradiology Markets According to an iData Research Report Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) March 06, 2012 According to a new report by iData Research (http://www.idataresearch.net), the leading global authority in medical device market research, the U.S. neurological device market, was valued at over $2.7 billion in 2011. By 2018, the market is expected to reach over $5.3 billion, fueled by the...


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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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