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2013-03-13 23:02:26

Spain´s Oldest Neurobiology Research Center Welcomes Rebecca Kamen´s Insights about Art And Science McLean, VA (PRWEB) March 13, 2013 On March 5, Rebecca Kamen delivered a lecture demonstrating how Santiago Ramón y Cajal, a man known as the father of modern neuroscience, bridged the disciplines of art and science. The lecture at the Efe Ramón y Cajal Institute of CSIC in Madrid, Spain honored Cajal´s life work and captured the imagination of the 100+...

2012-06-21 23:39:19

Neurons come in an astounding assortment of shapes and sizes, forming a thick inter-connected jungle of cells. Now, UCL neuroscientists have found that there is a simple pattern that describes the tree-like shape of all neurons. Neurons look remarkably like trees, and connect to other cells with many branches that effectively act like wires in an electrical circuit, carrying impulses that represent sensation, emotion, thought and action. Over 100 years ago, Santiago Ramon y Cajal, the...


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ramage
  • Boughs or branches.
  • Warbling of birds in trees.
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