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Nervous System

    THE is the most complicated and highly organized of the various systems which make up the human body. It is the... Read More

Eye Strips Images Of All But Bare Essentials Before Sending Visual Information To Brain, UC Berkeley Research Shows

The eye as a camera has been a powerful metaphor for poets and scientists alike, implying that the eye provides the brain... Read More

Bipolar cells

Bipolar cell (Science: cell biology, physiology) a class of retinal interneurons, named after their morphology, that receive... Read More


Centrosome Definition What is a centrosome? The centrosome is considered to be the main microtubule-organizing... Read More


retina light sensitive layer of the eye. In vertebrates, looking from outside, there are four major cell layers: (i) the... Read More

A unique arrangement for egg cell division

Which genes are passed on from mother to child is decided very early on during the maturation of the egg cell in the ovary.... Read More

Chromosomal Chaos In Early Embryonic Development Linked To Cell Division Abnormalities

Berlin, Germany -- Abnormalities in the spindles (the bi-polar thread like structures that link and pull the chromosomes... Read More

Olfactory nerve

Definition noun, plural: olfactory nerves The cranial nerve comprised of sensory nerve fibers that carry impulses for the... Read More

Bipolar neurons

Bipolar neurons are neurons with two processes-an axon and a dendrite. Bipolar neurons are rare in adults, found only in... Read More

Toxoplasmosis Parasite May Trigger Schizophrenia And Bipolar Disorders

March 11, 2009 — Scientists have discovered how the toxoplasmosis parasite may trigger the development of schizophrenia... Read More

Feeling sleepy is all in your genes

Genes responsible for our 24 hour body clock influence not only the timing of sleep, but also appear to be central to the... Read More

Multipolar mitosis

Multipolar mitosis Abberant mitotic figures, where the chromosomal material is pulled to more than two poles. Multipolarity... Read More


Definition noun, plural: myosins A family of motor ATPases that interact with f actin filaments Supplement Myosins belong to... Read More

Harnessing the brain’s plasticity key to treating neurological damage

SAN FRANCISCO - With an aging population susceptible to stroke, Parkinson's disease and other neurological conditions, and... Read More

Key brain regulatory gene shows evolution in humans

DURHAM, N.C. - Researchers have discovered the first brain regulatory gene that shows clear evidence of evolution from... Read More

Mood Lighting: Penn Researchers Determine Role Of Serotonin In Modulating Circadian Rhythm

Proposed model for the effect of serotonin molecular signaling in fruitfly clock cells. Serotonin binds to... Read More


Definition noun, plural: neurons An excitable cell that has specialized cell parts (such as soma, dendrites and axons),... Read More