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

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.

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.


Word of the Day
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.