A new technique dubbed light beads microscopy allowed researchers to generate a vivid functional movie of the near-simultaneous activity of almost a million neurons in the mouse brain.
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A new microscopy technique allows researchers to capture detailed images of the activity of vast amounts of neurons across different depths in the brain at high speed and clarity.
Cryogenic-electron microscopy allowed researchers to determine the basic building blocks of prion proteins, including the placements of their amino acids.
Neurons from brain tissue samples of people with schizophrenia showed greater deviation, both from neurons from samples of people without the condition and from others with schizophrenia. Researchers say the structure of the neurons is unique to each individual with schizophrenia.
A clusterization approach allows researchers to analyze dendritic spines in new ways.
New microscopy technology images the position of biomolecules with precision down to a few nanometers inside whole cells and tissues.
Combining two-photon fluorescent microscopy and all-optical laser scanning, researchers can image the brain of an alert mouse 1,000 times a second, recording the passage of millisecond electrical pulses through neurons.
Ion channels use a "ball-and-chain" mechanism to help regulate ion flow. Findings confirm a long-standing hypothesis about ion channels and provide key advances in understanding the basic biological processes at work.