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Researchers have long tried to regenerate patients’ neurons by having them stare at some kind of stimuli on computers or TV screens.
Her PopCon audience was more familiar with Nebula than neurons.
Could near-infrared light be used to excite, or trigger neurons?
But triggering patients' laryngeal muscles by stimulating the associated neurons strongly enforces the case for a causal link.
Basically, these butt neurons fire to contract the muscles surrounding parts of the colon, which then force waste through the last leg of the digestive relay race that usually takes place in the bathroom.
The team also used optogenetics, which deploys lasers to control living cells, to stimulate striatal neurons in mice.
The hypothesis is that new neurons are kept in waiting, ready to latch on to new experiences.
Fewer than 5 percent of the neurons, called retinal ganglion cells, grew back.
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Origin and Etymology of neuron
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Definition of neuron for English Language Learners
medical : a cell that carries messages between the brain and other parts of the body and that is the basic unit of the nervous system
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