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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 12, 2020.
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Like a gardener trimming the excess branches of a tree, synaptic pruning clears away unneeded connections between neurons.
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Electrical signals power the connections between the brain’s billions of neurons.
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Amacrine cells fine tune electrical signaling in the retina.
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Special receptors under your skin create the feelings of itch, touch, temperature, and pain.
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Light-sensing cells convert tiny packets of light into your view of the world.
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Sherrington’s research settled a contentious debate about the structure of the nervous system.
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Come join us and #showusyourbraincell! We are “Reconnecting our brains - one cell at a time.”
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Retinal ganglion cells are the conduit between the eyes and the brain.
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The brain may direct movement, but it’s motor neurons that make it happen.
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The Italian-American neurologist discovered a protein neurons need to grow.
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