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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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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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Violet light passes through the skull straight to light-sensing, temperature-controlling neurons deep in the brain.
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Cajal-Retzius cells act as project managers, guiding the organization of the developing brain
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Granule cells are the smallest and most numerous type of neurons in the brain.
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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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Light-sensing cells convert tiny packets of light into your view of the world.
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Come join us and #showusyourbraincell! We are “Reconnecting our brains - one cell at a time.”
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