12 Apr 2021 - 13:45
Neurons in the brain are labelled with fluorescent sensors that vary in fluorescence intensity based on changes in voltage or calcium level within the neurons. Here, the neurons are imaged using a...
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12 Apr 2021 - 11:56
Neurons typically consist of a cell body or ‘soma’, dendrites and axon. The dendrites are branched structures that receive signals from other neurons, while axons transmit signals to other neurons....
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12 Apr 2021 - 11:28
The human brain is jampacked with neurons – 86 billion of them – connected in a vast, complex network that controls how we move, think, talk and make memories. Vital information is exchanged across...
Type: News Article
21 Aug 2020 - 01:00
It’s probably quite easy to relate to. You’re in a lecture or meeting, avidly taking notes and engaged in the topic. You’re alert and aware of what’s being discussed, keen to absorb as much as you...
Type: Press release
21 Aug 2020 - 00:00
The cell bodies of the neurons of layer 6 are shown at the bottom of this image. Neurons have dendrites, which pass through other layers of the cortex and collect information from these layers. The...
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21 Aug 2020 - 00:00
Visual information detected in the eye, is passed to the visual thalamus – a complex sub-cortical structure that regulates information transmission from the sensory organs to sensory areas of the...
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21 Aug 2020 - 00:00
Researchers, Dr. Sigita Augustinaite and Professor Bernd Kuhn, completed the study where they examined the neurons in layer 6 of the cortex.
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30 Jul 2019 - 08:45
Scientific discoveries are exciting, but scientists must also develop new approaches to make such discoveries possible. Researchers at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate...
Type: News Article
25 Jul 2019 - 13:23
Professor Bernd Kuhn and Dr. Christopher Roome, who wrote a primer and book chapter on their voltage imaging approach.
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25 Jul 2019 - 13:22
Looking down a microscope, researchers place a probe beside the cell membrane of a Purkinje neuron and inject fluorescent dye. Once correctly in place, the dye molecules provide insight on the brain...
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25 Jul 2019 - 13:20
This single Purkinje neuron has been stained using Kuhn’s voltage imaging approach, allowing scientists to visualize its activity.
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28 Aug 2018 - 09:40
Our brain cells control every aspect of our lives – from the movements we make to the memories we form. But capturing the activity of neurons in the form of electric impulses isn’t easy. Information...
Type: News Article
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