News tagged with cortical neurons

'Sensational' barrels in the brain

A new study from scientists at the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR), Mumbai, gives an insight into how the circuitry for high resolution signal processing is wired in the brain.

Nov 18, 2013
popularity not rated yet | comments 0

How mom's immune system is linked to autism risk

(Medical Xpress)—Activating a mother's immune system during her pregnancy disrupts the development of neural cells in the brain of her offspring and damages the cells' ability to transmit signals and communicate with one ...

Sep 23, 2013
popularity 4 / 5 (4) | comments 0 | with audio podcast

Some brain cells are better virus fighters

(Medical Xpress)—Viruses often spread through the brain in patchwork patterns, infecting some cells but missing others. New research at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis helps explain ...

Mar 07, 2013
popularity 4 / 5 (2) | comments 0 | with audio podcast