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Brain cell communication: Why it's so fast

Billions of brain cells are communicating at any given moment. Like an organic supercomputer they keep everything going, from breathing to solving riddles, and "programming errors" can lead to serious conditions such as schizophrenia, ...

Sep 21, 2010
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A new 'bent' on fusion

( -- Success in soccer sometimes comes with "bending it like Beckham." Success in cellular fusion -- as occurs at the moment of conception and when nerve cells exchange neurotransmitters -- requires that a membrane ...

Aug 20, 2009
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Neurotransmission caught on camera

Scientists have captured the exact point and time when information is exchanged between brain cells, a breakthrough that could explain how and why neurological conditions like schizophrenia or epilepsy occur.

Jan 09, 2015
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