Neuroscience

Triangular relationship in the epileptic brain

When an epileptic seizure occurs in the brain, the nerve cells lose their usual pattern and fire in a very fast rhythm. The cause is a complex interplay of various factors. Scientists at the University of Bonn have now discovered ...

Medical research

A new defender for your sense of smell

New research from the Monell Center increases understanding of a mysterious sensory cell located in the olfactory epithelium, the patch of nasal tissue that contains odor-detecting olfactory receptor cells. The findings suggest ...

Neuroscience

New technique to visualise brain tissue

Belén Notario Collado,leader of the Micro-Computed Tomography Laboratory at the Centro Nacional de investigación sobre la Evolución Humana (CENIEH), is part of the team that developed a technique to visualise post-mortem ...

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