Dendritic Brain Cells

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Dendritic Brain Cells

Unread postby mathew » Thu Apr 18, 2013 12:37 am

After 100 years... understanding the role of dendrictic spines

Synaptic amplification by dendritic spines enhances input cooperatively

The dendritic spines from one nueron collect
Signals from thousands of others...

Biological systems mirror natural forces of the universe...

:-) cool

(The first two are article titles) ;-)
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Re: Dendritic Brain Cells

Unread postby mathew » Thu Apr 18, 2013 12:52 am

Is the structure an example of intelligence is as Intelligence does?
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Re: Dendritic Brain Cells

Unread postby CuriousCat » Mon Apr 22, 2013 4:17 pm

A trees roots gathering nutrients and its branches providing shade, homes, pxygen.

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