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Why pain from stubbing your toe comes in waves from sharp to dull.
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A battle for the prize of the last connection standing.
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These dorsal root ganglion cells respond to temperature to help us quickly calculate our next move.
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The nerve fibers sensing touch, pain, and heat bundle together before entering the spinal cord.
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Take a look inside the anatomy of a spiral ganglion neuron.
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The dendritic trees and pyramid-like cell body of this neuron make it stand out.
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Purkinje cells, some of the largest neurons in the brain, dwell in the cerebellum.
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Gray matter is a component of the brain named for the color it appears.
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White matter gets its name from the insulation covering nerve fibers.
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Researchers grew this embryoid body from mouse stem cells in about a week.
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The first months and years of life mark the most rapid periods of growth and development for the human brain.
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Getting to the right place so the brain can work properly is the ultimate challenge for any neuron, but motor neurons have it especially tough.
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