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Dendrite Pruning and Optical Methods in Neuroscience

As always this is meant to be a brief overview of a paper (and the methods used in neuroscience) I happened to have found interesting- for more details please refer to the manuscript itself. 1,142 more words


Your Brain on Fiction

By: Lina Jamis, 1st year student in the Anatomy Graduate Program

People love stories—we build social networks around them, we recount them to our friends and families at the end of our day, we whisper them in the dark to our children before they sleep. 680 more words


What's in a Memory?

Imagine this scenario: you are walking down the road and you notice someone looking at you from across the street. They start to wave. Unsure who they are or what they want, you quickly look away and walk in the opposite direction. 557 more words


Spinal Stimulation Overcomes Paralysis

Four for Four: That’s how many patients in a study supported by National Institutes of Health have regained leg movement when electrical stimulation was applied to the spinal cord below the injury site.  218 more words

Feel Good

Intraspinal Stem Cell Transplantation in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis: A Phase I Trial, Cervical Microinjection, and Final Surgical Safety Outcomes

Neurosurgeons were able to successfully & safely inject stem cells into the spinal cords of individuals with ALS – imagine the potential!

Full article: http://goo.gl/y1jRIW


Breakthrough therapy allows four paraplegic men to voluntarily move their legs

A new breakthrough treatment, known as epidural electrical stimulation, is allowing previously paraplegic individuals to regain use of their legs!

Full article: http://goo.gl/ayXJDA


What are you good at?

Everyone’s good at something.

That ^^ may be an oversimplification but you can see where I’m going here. On another Breakfast Club note, you could be good at taping buns together. 476 more words