Study points to potential culprit that kills motor neurons in ALS
Motor neurons, or nerve cells, in the brain and spinal cord control the function of muscles throughout the body. In amyotrophic lateral sclerosis ... Some cases of ALS are hereditary but the vast majority of patients have no family ties to the disease.
Facebook’s facial recognition software is now as accurate as the human brain, but what now?
In this case, DeepFace consists of a bunch of neurons ... the vast majority of [the] performance gap.” What it chooses to do with that software, of course, remains a mystery. It will obviously eventually be used to shore up the existing facial ...
What Causes Itching? 'Nppb' Protein Molecule Triggers Sensation, Mouse Study Suggests
Injection of a toxin made from soapwort seeds that targeted these spinal-cord neurons blocked itch responses, but not other sensory responses, suggesting that information about ... but for the vast majority they do nothing,” he says.
New neurons are needed for new memories
Newborn neurons generated in the SVZ migrate along a pathway called the rostral migratory stream to populate the olfactory bulb, a structure which transmits sensory information from ... continuous turnover. The vast majority of cells in the deeper regions ...
The discovery of the neuron
The complexity and small size of most neurons made elucidating the structure of the neuron the most formidable task in the field of histology, and the debate about the fine structure of the nervous system ... axon and cell body; and 4. information flows ...