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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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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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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What Makes a Dolphin a Dolphin?
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You can now access the world's most detailed, searchable index of all the proteins found in the bottlenose dolphin genome - an invaluable resource for wildlife biologists, veterinary professionals and biomedical researchers.

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Breaking Through Immune Tolerance
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A novel DNA cancer vaccine has shown promise by stimulating a therapeutic anti-tumor response against leukemia in mice.

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Size Matters... and Structure Too!
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New tool enables scientists to prioritize binding partners for experimental validation, which will contribute to our understanding of the role of long non-coding RNAs in normal cell function and in disease.

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