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2011-12-01 01:19:21

The most poisonous substance on Earth — already used medically in small doses to treat certain nerve disorders and facial wrinkles — could be re-engineered for an expanded role in helping millions of people with rheumatoid arthritis, asthma, psoriasis and other diseases, scientists are reporting.

2011-08-23 21:24:40

A fundamental new discovery about how nerve cells in the brain store and release tiny sacs filled with chemicals may radically alter the way scientists think about neurotransmission – the electrical signaling in the brain that enables everything from the way we move, to how we remember and sense the world.

2011-06-22 22:43:37

Two studies featuring research from Weill Cornell Medical College have uncovered surprising details about the complex process that leads to the flow of neurotransmitters between brain neurons -- a dance of chemical messages so delicate that missteps often lead to neurological dysfunction.

2011-05-25 21:30:11

With every bodily movement—from the blink of an eye to running a marathon—nerve cells transmit signals to muscle cells.

2010-11-10 17:27:38

Neurons communicate via chemical transmitters which they store in the bubble-like synaptic vesicles and release as required.

2010-11-03 00:23:04

NJIT Associate Professor Victor Matveev, PhD, in the department of mathematical sciences, was part of a research team that published "N-type Ca2+ channels carry the largest current: Implications for nanodomains and transmitter release," in Nature Neuroscience on Oct. 17, 2010. http://www.nature.com/neuro/journal/v13/n11/abs/nn.2657.htm

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2010-05-09 07:53:12

The protein that has long been suspected by scientists of being the master switch allowing brains to function has now been verified by an Iowa State University researcher.

2010-02-10 12:17:43

A new study from The Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital – The Neuro - at McGill University is the first to discover a molecular link between Parkinson’s disease and defects in the ability of nerve cells to communicate.

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2010-01-22 10:58:45

A team of researchers has managed to obtain 3D images of the vesicles and filaments involved in communication between neurons.

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2009-12-23 07:06:16

Communication between nerve cells is vital for our bodies to function.


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