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Live from the cerebellum, the center for sensory-motor integration

April 20, 2017
Neurobiologists reveal how the brain of a behaving vertebrate encodes sensory and motor inputs [more]
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The more active the fly, the faster its brain works

April 03, 2017
Neurobiologists discover important characteristics of the motion detector in the fly brain [more]
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Understanding the brain with the help of artificial intelligence

February 27, 2017
Neurobiologists program a neural network for analyzing the brain’s wiring [more]
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New neurons for the brain

October 26, 2016
Transplanted embryonic nerve cells can functionally integrate into damaged neural networks [more]
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Hungry cells on the move

September 06, 2016
Researchers discover a signalling pathway that enables cells to reach their destinations through repulsion [more]
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Neuron unites two theoretical models on motion detection

August 09, 2016
Computation of motion by T4 cells in the fly brain more complex than previously believed [more]
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Neurons form synapse clusters

July 19, 2016
The contact points of cells in the cerebral cortex form functional groups [more]
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