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2012-11-23 10:56:34

The cerebral cortex of the human brain has been called "the crowning achievement of evolution."

2012-01-04 08:56:59

Quite early in its development, the mammalian brain has all the raw materials on hand to forge complex neural networks.

2011-09-21 19:44:41

A team of neuroscientists at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) has succeeded in creating what amounts to a GPS system for locating and tracking a vital class of brain cells that until now has eluded comprehensive identification, particularly in living animals.

2010-12-21 15:58:34

Newly published research led by Professor Z. Josh Huang, Ph.D., of Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) sheds important new light on how neurons in the developing brain make connections with one another.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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