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Neural spines operate like miniature neurons

Nerve cells use a much larger repertoire of data-processing structures than previously thought. Research at LMU and in Regensburg shows that the so-called spines on the dendritic processes of neurons are ...

Jan 26, 2015
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Medical radiation may be reduced to one-sixth

One of this century's most significant mathematical discoveries may reduce the number of measuring points to one-sixth of the present level. This means reduced exposure to radiation and faster medical imaging ...

Jan 26, 2015
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Learning from scorpions to control impulses

Scorpions can teach us a lot about the benefits of prolonging nerve impulses, and we might now be better students thanks to a study published in The Journal of General Physiology. The results could pave t ...

Jan 26, 2015
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