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One tiny region, the fovea, has more cells — and therefore sharper vision — than the rest of the eye.
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A battle for the prize of the last connection standing.
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Neurons and muscles communicate at specialized nodes called neuromuscular junctions.
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Meet the neuroscientists behind BrainFacts.org.
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Scientists may have found the brain’s hidden waste disposal system.
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You have this tiny corkscrew to thank for every song you’ve ever heard.
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Tiny hair-like structures help circulate the fluid that cushions and protects the brain.
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