Cells & Circuits

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The technique makes it possible to identify each of the worm’s 302 neurons based on its location and color marker.
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How neuroscientists elucidated the neural underpinnings that link learning and reward.
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Access to artificial light allows us to shift our sleep and wake cycles away from the natural daylight schedule.
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Check out the breaking neuroscience news from the Society for Neuroscience’s 2021 annual meeting.
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Péter Somogyi, György Buzsáki, and Tamás Freund earned the inaugural Brain Prize in 2011 for their cataloging and mapping of the brain’s inhibitory circuits.
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The brain stores memories by changing how neurons talk to each other.
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The latest exhibit at Washington, D.C.’s ARTECHOUSE marries cutting-edge neuroscience and art.
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Some researchers suspect these bacterial ancestors living within our cells may contribute to a wide range of neurological and psychiatric disorders.
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Test your knowledge of neurons and other cells found in the nervous system.
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Elon Musk claims his new brain-recording device can one day solve a slew of brain ailments — are his claims true?
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Violet light passes through the skull straight to light-sensing, temperature-controlling neurons deep in the brain.
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The brain’s star-shaped support cells protect neurons and maintain synapses.
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