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Saturday, February 27, 2016

Silent synapses

The case of the silent synapses: Why are only 20% of synapses active during neurotransmission?
February 26, 2016

Unknown information coding in the brain?
Columbia University scientists tested a new optical technique to study how information is transmitted in the brains of mice and made a surprising discovery: When stimulated electrically to release dopamine (a neurotransmitter or chemical released by neurons (nerve cells) to send signals to other nerve cells), only about 20 percent of synapses — the connections between … more…

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