Image of pioneer cells
These trailblazers strike out into various parts of the brain, laying down axons as they go.
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And other neuroscience news for the week of April 20, 2020.
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And other neuroscience news for the week of April 13, 2020.
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The hundreds of visible bumps that cover your tongue are not, in fact, taste buds.
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Optic vesicles grow into an empty pathway where the brain lays wiring that becomes the optic nerve.
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Many cells and molecules work together to help you see the world around you.
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We all have a blind spot.
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Your sense of taste and smell help you enjoy your favorite dish or avoid it when it’s gone bad.
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Sorting through past experiences to help make our best choices possible.
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The nerve fibers sensing touch, pain, and heat bundle together before entering the spinal cord.
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This short video clip shows fetal cerebral cortex development.
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How does your brain switch from walking to running and everything in between?
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Welcome to the crossroads of the optic nerves.
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