Fight or Flight: All You Need to Know About This Response

Fight or Flight: All You Need to Know About This Response

Fight or Flight. The sympathetic nervous system is one of two subdivisions of the autonomic nervous system, which is part of the peripheral nervous system. […]

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Chemical reaction keeps stroke-damaged brain from repairing itself

Chemical reaction keeps stroke-damaged brain from repairing itself

Chemical reaction keeps stroke-damaged brain from repairing itself. Nitric oxide, a gaseous molecule produced in the brain, can damage neurons. When the brain produces too […]

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Newfound brain cells linked to high blood pressure

Newfound brain cells linked to high blood pressure

Newfound brain cells linked to high blood pressure. High blood pressure has just gotten a new culprit: a newly discovered brain cell. While the usual […]

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Neuristors: The future of brain-like computer chips

Neuristors: The future of brain-like computer chips

Neuristors: The future of brain-like computer chips. A neuristor is the simplest possible device that can capture the essential property of a neuron – that […]

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Mouse brain cells activated, reactivated in learning and memory

Mouse brain cells activated, reactivated in learning and memory

Mouse brain cells activated, reactivated in learning and memory. Neuroscientists have for the first time shown individual mouse brain cells being switched on during learning […]

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Stress resilience, susceptibility traced to neurons in reward circuit

Stress resilience, susceptibility traced to neurons in reward circuit

Stress resilience, susceptibility traced to neurons in reward circuit. A specific pattern of neuronal firing in a brain reward circuit instantly rendered mice vulnerable to […]

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New biomaterials can promote regeneration of brain tissue after brain injury and disease damage

New biomaterials can promote regeneration of brain tissue after brain injury and disease damage

New biomaterials can promote regeneration of brain tissue after brain injury and disease damage. Research at the Universitat Politècnica de València has shown that a […]

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World’s largest brain simulation has 2.5 million neurons

World’s largest brain simulation has 2.5 million neurons

World’s largest brain simulation has 2.5 million neurons. With 2.5 million simulated neurons, a team of researchers at the University of Waterloo have claimed the […]

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In brain, competing thoughts come in waves and rhythms

In brain, competing thoughts come in waves and rhythms

In brain, competing thoughts come in waves and rhythms. Emerging evidence suggests that a group of neurons can represent each unique piece of information, but […]

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A better brain implant: Slim electrode cozies up to single neurons

A better brain implant: Slim electrode cozies up to single neurons

A better brain implant: Slim electrode cozies up to single neurons. The main problem that neurons have with electrodes is that they make terrible neighbors. […]

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Neurons made from stem cells drive brain activity after transplantation in laboratory model. Sanford-Burnham researchers convince transplanted stem cell-derived neurons to direct cognitive function—getting us […]

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Newborn neurons, even in the adult aging brain, are critical for memory

Newborn neurons, even in the adult aging brain, are critical for memory

Newborn neurons, even in the adult aging brain, are critical for memory. Newly generated neurons in the adult hippocampus are critical for memory retrieval, according […]

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Brain protein mutation linked to autism

Brain protein mutation linked to autism

Brain protein mutation linked to autism. Researchers said they have discovered a genetic mutation in people with autism that cuts communication between brain cells to […]

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