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Synapses on Stage

By | November 1, 2013

Light microscopy techniques that spotlight neural connections in the brain

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Vesicle Trafficking Trio Wins Nobel

By | October 7, 2013

James Rothman, Randy Schekman, and Thomas Südhof share Nobel Prize in Medicine or Physiology.  

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Pioneering Neurologist Dies

By | August 27, 2013

Neuroscientist and pediatric neurologist Peter Huttenlocher, who discovered that synapse growth peaks in early childhood, has passed away at age 82.

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Scientists Make Retina Wiring Diagram

By | August 7, 2013

Researchers have created a neural wiring diagram of a chunk of mouse retina by analyzing thousands of electron microscopy images.

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Exit Strategy

By | November 1, 2012

Large RNA-protein packets use a novel mechanism to escape the cell nucleus.

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Tiago Branco: Neuron Whisperer

By | October 1, 2012

Senior Research Fellow, Wolfson Institute for Biomedical Research, University College London, Age: 34

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SNAREs at the Synapse

By | July 1, 2012

Using tiny lipid discs, scientists resolve contradictory evidence about how many proteins are required for neurotransmitter release.

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