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2014-10-06 12:29:30

Grant to establish interdisciplinary consortium recognizes power of synapse diversity studies to change the landscape of biomedical research SEATTLE, Oct.

morph
2014-09-29 03:00:01

Study reveals individual neurons in the human brain are triggered by the subject's conscious perception, rather than by the visual stimulus.

Common Curry Ingredient Could Help The Brain Battle The Affects Of Alzheimer’s
2014-09-27 08:20:21

Eating spicy Indian food could help boost the brain’s ability to heal itself, according to new research published in Friday’s edition of the journal Stem Cell Research and Therapy.

2014-09-25 20:22:24

Perception of a face's identity predicts whether a specific neuron will fire when presented with an image of blended faces SEATTLE, Sept.

brain sleep node
2014-09-22 05:02:12

Researchers from the Harvard School of Medicine and the University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences have discovered a region of the brain responsible for causing people to fall into a deep sleep.

2014-09-09 23:01:16

Three days away from the completion of its fundraising campaign, the Perception Neuron team gives all of its backers an immediate stretch goal and reveals the latest photos from its prototypes.

2014-09-02 23:01:35

With over half of its Kickstarter campaign completed, the world’s smallest, adaptive and most affordable motion capture system has reached its funding goal and released news about its stretch

2014-08-28 23:05:28

This webinar will provide experienced and novice researchers with an overview of the current optical imaging methods driving neuroscience today.

How To Find Simplicity In The Brain
2014-08-26 03:02:11

Scientists can now monitor and record the activity of hundreds of neurons concurrently in the brain, and ongoing technology developments promise to increase this number manyfold.


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Brain
2013-03-05 13:54:00

Formation and Orientation The development of the brain is broken down into stages. The basic evolution begins in the third week of the embryonic process where the neural plate is formed. By week four, the neural plate has developed into the neural tube. The anterior part of the tube, the telencephalon, grows rapidly as it prepares to later give way to the brain. As time goes on, cells begin to classify themselves as either neurons or glial cells, thus determining their functions. Glial...

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Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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