Neuron

The way a single neuron processes information is never the same

Researchers at Blue Brain have discovered that dendrites, the neuron’s tree-like receptors, work together – dynamically and depending on the workload – for learning. The findings further our understanding of how we think and may inspire new algorithms for artificial intelligence.

Axon moves past role as a nerve cell’s foot soldier

In a new study by the Harvard’s Department of Stem Cell and Regenerative Biology in collaboration with a joint department between Harvard Medical School and the...

Certain type of neurons is more energy efficient than previously assumed

Researchers at the Institute of Science and Technology (IST) Austria have now resolved a contradiction about how a type of neurons generates signals. Scientists have...