News tagged with brain cells

The living fossils of brain evolution

( -- In the course of its evolution, the architecture of the mouse brain may have barely changed. Similar to the tiny ancestors of modern mammals that lived about 80 million years ago, nerve cells in the mouse visual ...

dateMay 23, 2012 in Evolution
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More light shed on how pigeons navigate

( -- Pigeons are renowned for their ability to find their way home from a release point hundreds of miles away, but scientists have never fully understood how they are able to achieve the feat. Now a new study has ...

dateApr 27, 2012 in Plants & Animals report
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Nerve cells grow on nanocellulose

( -- Researchers from Chalmers and the University of Gothenburg have shown that nanocellulose stimulates the formation of neural networks. This is the first step toward creating a three-dimensional model of the ...

dateMar 19, 2012 in Biochemistry
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