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The nervous system is an organ system containing a network of specialized cells called neurons that coordinate the actions of an animal and transmit signals between different parts of its body. In most animals the nervous system consists of two parts, central and peripheral. The central nervous system contains the brain and spinal cord.
Study identifies link between gut microbiome and neurodegenerative disease

Study identifies link between gut microbiome and neurodegenerative disease

Research uncovers a novel mechanism for controlling genes

Research uncovers a novel mechanism for controlling genes

Foxg1 gene works like a molecular knob to modulate electrical activity of the neurons

Foxg1 gene works like a molecular knob to modulate electrical activity of the neurons

Combination therapy encourages innate immune cells to eat GBM tumors

Combination therapy encourages innate immune cells to eat GBM tumors

Antibodies Could Provide New Treatment For OCD

Antibodies Could Provide New Treatment For OCD

Specialized Nerve Cells Increase The Appetite For High-Fat Foods

Specialized Nerve Cells Increase The Appetite For High-Fat Foods

Which Foods Do You Eat Together? How You Combine Them May Raise Dementia Risk

Which Foods Do You Eat Together? How You Combine Them May Raise Dementia Risk

How do cells react to stressful conditions?

How do cells react to stressful conditions?

Biophysicists uncover new features of molecular elevator

Biophysicists uncover new features of molecular elevator

Researchers use genome-wide CRISPR technology to identify leukemia's weakness

Researchers use genome-wide CRISPR technology to identify leukemia's weakness

Synapses of the human nervous system

Synapses of the human nervous system

A commonly expressed protein in skin can 'turn on' allergic itch

A commonly expressed protein in skin can 'turn on' allergic itch

Researchers discover the RNA editing process in squids

Researchers discover the RNA editing process in squids

New computer program can help map individual nerve cells in worms

New computer program can help map individual nerve cells in worms

Regulating ion flow using a ball-and-chain mechanism

Regulating ion flow using a ball-and-chain mechanism

Changes in cell death patterns in the nervous system could allow a species to adapt to its environment

Changes in cell death patterns in the nervous system could allow a species to adapt to its environment

New canine study can benefit diagnostics and treatment of retinitis pigmentosa

New canine study can benefit diagnostics and treatment of retinitis pigmentosa