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Genetic Tags Illuminate Where Neurons Extend

By Ruth Williams | November 1, 2016

Barcodes of mRNA travel to the cells' axon terminals, offering a sequencing-based approach to neural mapping.

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Leading Neuroscientist Dies

By Louis-Eric Trudeau | November 30, 2012

Laurent Descarries, well known for his research on the brain’s axon terminals, has passed away at the age of 73.

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