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Drawing of a busy road system and traffic lights.

A Day in the Life of a Synapse

According to a new study, researchers have developed a new technique that has allowed them to track the daily dynamics of all the dendritic spines on a single neuron in the brain of a living mouse.
Image shows neurons and astrocytes.

Alzheimer’s Insights in Single Cells

Researchers have succeeded in identifying neurons that secrete the substance responsible for amyloid plaque build-up in the brains of Alzheimer's patients.