Image of pioneer cells
These trailblazers strike out into various parts of the brain, laying down axons as they go.
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Grid Cells in rat entorhinal cortex were discovered in the Moser lab in Trondheim, Norway. These cells were first described in a paper in Nature 20051; For the past 8 years these neurons have been objects of intense study.
The Children's Hospital of Wisconsin outlines the causes, symptoms, and treatment for different types of brain tumors.
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The brain contains complex patterns invisible to the naked eye.
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The cochlea performs an amazing feat: translating vibrations in the air into signals the brain recognizes as sound.
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Memory is our most prized human treasure. It defines our sense of self, and our ability to navigate the world.
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Sheep brains are often available in local grocery stores and can be used as effective teaching tools. Use this sheep brain dissection guide to teach students about brain anatomy.
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Human brain cell transplantation makes mice smart. The transplanted cells are not neurons and the cells communicate without using electricity.
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One professor describes her first encounter with a human brain.
A friend referred a video to me. It shows what is reported to be a real time magnetic resonance image of a singer, singing. And it’s amazing.
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The real question that I am trying to find out the answer to is "which genes are expressed in the cerebral cortex?"...
What is an itch? That insistent tickle demanding that you cease whatever you are doing and claw with your fingernails at a particular spot on your skin.
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Regardless of personality or skill set, you use both the right and left hemispheres of your brain to perform everyday functions.
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