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


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"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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The physiology of an hourlong mating call - Penn Current


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Now, Rome and colleagues have lent their expertise in understanding superfast muscle contraction to another physiological puzzle, this time investigating the Pacific midshipman fish. These bottom-dwelling creatures produce a mating call arguably more ...

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