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Tangled in the Sheets of Sleep and Science: Part One

“Sleep that knits up the raveled sleave of care”

As the late and ever lovely Oliver Sacks said, “Waking consciousness is dreaming – but dreaming constrained by external reality.” 1,509 more words

Neuroscience

DNA Barcodes Make for Better Single-Cell Analysis

Imagine how long it would take to analyze the 37 trillion or so cells that make up the human body if you had to do it by hand, one by one! 890 more words

New Brain Maps With Unmatched Detail May Change Neuroscience

(Source: www.wired.com)

Sitting at the desk in his lower-campus office at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, the neuroscientist Tony Zador turned his computer monitor toward me to show off a complicated matrix-style graph. 1,874 more words

Technology

Can your brain cells regenerate?

During early development, human brain structure changes. Cells in our brain can divide, differentiate and take up new roles. But a study published in 2017 argues that this process is extremely rare or non-existent in the adult hippocampus. 330 more words

Science

"Connectomic Analysis of Brain Networks: Novel Techniques and Future Directions. Authored by Cazemier et. al"

Happy Wednesday to all interested parties!

Today we will be taking our first official journey into an in-depth analysis of this riveting article. It was published in Oct 25, 2016, and authored by Cazemier et al. 1,391 more words

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