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Neuron cascade may be akin to neutral selection in evolution - Ars Technica


Ars Technica
"I am sorry, but your brain suffers from avalanches" is a diagnosis that should be a thing. The cure should involve a St. Bernard digging neurons out from under piles of neurotransmitters. Unfortunately, everyone's brain suffers from avalanches. Indeed ...

Ben Barres, transgender brain researcher and advocate of diversity ... - Washington Post


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Ben Barres, a neurobiologist who made groundbreaking discoveries regarding the structure and function of the brain that may have implications for understanding Alzheimer's disease and other degenerative disorders, and who, as a transgender man, became ...
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Touching: Skin cell to nerve cell communication uncovered - Technology Networks


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For such a widely occurring phenomenon, surprisingly little is known about the mechanism underlying how touch signals are conveyed to the brain,” says lead author Francie Moehring, senior neuroscience graduate student in the laboratory of Cheryl Stucky ...

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