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[Guest post] Tit for tet: Tet3 regulates neuron activity through epigenetic changes

Please welcome Eat, Read, Science’s first guest blogger Julia Turan! Today she’ll be sharing a cool new paper looking at how changes in our DNA change the way our neurons talk to one another. 1,102 more words

Brain Tumour

MIM bends plasma membrane to help form dendritic spines which are built by synapses but are altered in central nervous system diseases

University of Helsinki says that an initiation mechanism illuminates the molecular processes involved in learning and cognitive dysfunction. The discovery is important, as most of the neuronal connections, called synapses, are build to dendritic spines. 99 more words


Let's Stay Up and Play

Mommy says, soft and sweet,

“Go to bed, it’s time to sleep…

In your crib, don’t you weep.”

But in babies’ heads here’s what they think: 132 more words

Life With Twins