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'Second brain' neurons keep colon moving

Millions of neurons in the gastrointestinal tract coordinate their activity to generate the muscle contractions that propel waste through the last leg of the digestive system, according to a study of isolated mouse colons ...

May 29, 2018
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A new way to watch brain activity in action

It's a neuroscientist's dream: being able to track the millions of interactions among brain cells in animals that move about freely, behaving as they would under natural circumstances. New technology developed at The Rockefeller ...

May 07, 2018
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Early environment may shape axon pathfinding

A new mechanism regulating the early development of connections between the two sides of the nervous system has been identified in a paper published in eNeuro. The work demonstrates that neuronal activity is required for ...

Apr 16, 2018
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Understanding the smallest brain circuits

Roberto Fernández Galán, an assistant professor of electrical engineering and computer science at the university's School of Engineering, and a team of undergraduate researchers at Case Western Reserve have been recording ...

Feb 28, 2018
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