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Forget your idea of how a synapse looks like...

A few months ago, a group of german scientists (B.G. Wilhelm et al. Science 2014, 344, 1023-1028. DOI: 10.1126/science.125288) recreated this hypnotizing 3D model of an average… 79 more words



“Is it a fact – or have I dreamt it – that, by means of electricity, the world of matter has become a great nerve, vibrating thousands of miles in a breathless point of time?”

— Nathaniel Hawthorne


Do you trust your eyes?

Hamish has just uploaded the first trailer for ‘Synapse’, the film that I helped shoot last year. Truly am so proud of this piece of work, and I can’t wait for you all to see it in its’ entirety.


Upregulation of hydrogen sulfide release by IL-1-beta results in impaired glucose utilization and synaptic damage in injured or diseased brain

From Georgia Regents University and Health System News:

Too much gas, too little food appear major factors in Injury, disease-related memory loss


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Innovative schools offer Palo Alto parents new ways to educate children

The Bay Area is known for being a hub of innovation, where entrepreneurs come to try out new ideas and create groundbreaking approaches to old problems.  920 more words

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Brain Growth

The brain is an organ that can be molded by input, and is constantly being “rewired”. The brain is a flexible adaptable organ having a characteristic known as neuroplasticity. 591 more words