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Specialized cells in the nose convert chemicals in the air into the experience of smell.
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Granule cells are the smallest and most numerous type of neurons in the brain.
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And other neuroscience news for the week of October 19, 2020.
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Misbehaving neurons trigger seizures in the neurological disorder epilepsy.
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A highway of bundled nerve fibers, the spinal cord relays information between the brain and the rest of the body.
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Cerebrospinal fluid protects and nourishes the brain, but too much can cause brain damage.
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Everybody dreams, but scientists aren’t sure why.
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Your sixth sense lets you perceive your body’s position and movement.
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And other neuroscience news for the week of October 12, 2020.
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For more than 100 years, neuroscientists have searched for memory’s physical form. Finding it would answer philosophical and scientific questions about our minds.
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Geneticists Huda Zoghbi and Adrian Bird discuss their groundbreaking work on the rare neurological disorder Rett syndrome.
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Childhood trauma physically alters the brain, with long-lasting consequences.
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