News tagged with neuronal connectivity

Want to rewire a neuron? You've got to take it slow

That very fine hair-line object that you see being pulled across the screen is actually a neuron being made. A research team led by McGill University and the Montreal Neurological Institute has managed to create new functional ...

Jan 28, 2016
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Neuroscientists now can read the mind of a fly

Northwestern University neuroscientists now can read the mind of a fly. They have developed a clever new tool that lights up active conversations between neurons during a behavior or sensory experience, such as smelling a ...

Dec 04, 2015
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Neurons reprogrammed in animals

Building on earlier work in which they disproved neurobiology dogma by "reprogramming" neurons—turning one form of neuron into another—in the brains of living animals, Harvard Stem Cell Institute researchers have now ...

Nov 05, 2015
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Memory in silent neurons

When we learn, we associate a sensory experience either with other stimuli or with a certain type of behavior. The neurons in the cerebral cortex that transmit the information modify the synaptic connections that they have ...

Aug 31, 2014
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