Electronic Synapse

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Mimicking synapses in the brain, the artificial synapse is energy efficient and 'learns' with use. It is a new type of electronic architecture that could lead to a more brain-like era of computation.

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Seven days in science - 24 Feb 2017

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Test your knowledge of what's been happening in the scientific world over the past seven days.

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Zooming-In On Connectomics: From Neural Networks To Synapses

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New practical approach facilitates brain mapping from the level of the synapse up. Lead Author Julian Ng, Ph.D, describes the new methods pioneered in his recent paper and the impact it will have on the new field of connectomics.

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PEAKS Studio 8

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PEAKS is the preferred de novo sequencing software for identifying novel peptides and studying unsequenced organisms.

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Developmental Transcriptional Diversity In Inhibitory Neurons

Developmental Transcriptional Diversity In Inhibitory Neurons

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Mapping the transcriptome of neurons with development will enable better understanding of brain function. Being able to target specific classes of interneurons will enable researchers to tease out their function and predict how these brain areas will respond to therapies.

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Decoding the Language of the Genome
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New tool to map RNA-DNA interactions could help researchers translate gene sequences into functions.

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What Makes Plant Growth Slow Down?
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Identifying a genetic mechanism that governs growth and drought tolerance in plants could lead to better performing traits in crops.

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How Do Breast Cancer Stem Cells Resist Chemotherapy?
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Researchers have identified a biochemical pathway that triggers the regrowth of breast cancer stem cells after chemotherapy.

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