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Neuroscientists Discover New ‘Mini-neural Computer’ In The Brain
2013-10-31 07:35:43

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine Dendrites, the branch-like projections of neurons, were once thought to be passive wiring in the brain. But now researchers at UNC have shown that dendrites actively process information, multiplying the brain’s computing power. The finding could help researchers better understand neurological disorders. Dendrites, the branch-like projections of neurons, were once thought to be passive wiring in the brain. But now...

2013-03-11 20:22:10

Ospaly Returns to Defend Title ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., March 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In its 30(th) year, the St. Anthony's Triathlon will include one of the strongest professional fields in the sport with athletes from around the United States and the world competing for a portion of the $65,000 prize purse. Taking place on April 28, 2013, the race will see the return of Filip Ospaly, the Czech Republic athlete who won the men's title for the past two years. The professional...

2011-04-26 12:26:00

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., April 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After nearly 30 historic years, the 2011 edition of St. Anthony's Triathlon will host its most diverse and competitive professional field of athletes to date. On May 1, some of the sport's greatest athletes with titles ranging from Olympic medalists to World Cup champions will line up to take on the international-distance course in St. Petersburg, Fla. The event is now part of the new global 5150 Triathlon Series, offering...