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Visualisation of Newly Formed Synapses

A new study provides insight into how synapses are formed in cortical neurons during early postnatal stages.

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Sweet Dreams of Ice Cream Scoops and You

When sweet dreams of ice cream scoops
Slide from sentimental to erotic and
My feelings glide and ripple
back through time and space
To you, a you I never really knew… 113 more words

Poetry

The brain as a singularity

Years ago I came up with a sketch that shows the brain sitting in and warping a spacetime diagram to infinity. I wanted to refine both the idea and sketch here, to make sure I pay full respect to the significance behind the sketch.  441 more words

Art

Dark Microglia: Strange Brain Cells with a Connection to Alzheimer's Disease

Background

Our neurons communicate with each other via junctions called synapses. In neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer’s, the number of synapses in the brain decreases dramatically… 306 more words

Alzheimers

For the first time, researchers see stru

For the first time, researchers see structure that allows brain cells to communicate – Scienmag http://ow.ly/RZ9l302Fqrk