Diversity in how cells talk to the muscle they innervate reveal distinct propensities for change, or “plasticity.”
MIT study finds synapses develop strength with calcium, maturation.
Patients with a rare neuromuscular disorder and those with nerve damage tied to autoimmune disorders may share the same faulty synapses.
Technique allows tiny sensors to monitor small changes in magnetic fields, such as when neurons transmit electrical signals.
Obama invites Boyden, Brown, Desimone and Seung to launch of new federal initiative.
Two essential proteins regulate the molecular machinery that controls neuronal communication and the release of signals between neurons.