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Ashwin Answers Mystic Questions

@KrzysztofKruk asks: I wonder, what are those seemingly empty quasi-spherical structures, which we can see in some of the synapses. In some …

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2019 Neo Update

If you play Eyewire, you’ve probably heard us talk about Neo for what seems like years and years and years. It’s a …

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Muller Cells, Glia of the Retina

  Is that Skeletor I see under my microscope? Almost. The glowing creatures from Grim’s Carnival Marathon art are inspired by real cells …

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Sparkling Chandeliers of Cortex

What’s in a brain? So many cells; such great variety! When it comes to neurons, they can be broadly categorized as either …

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Celebrate the National Eye Institute’s 50th Birthday with Vision Science Competitions!

We’re teaming up with the National Eye Institute to host a series of science-themed competitions that will take place between March and October, 2018.  Kick things off with a special Scythe Marathon beginning at 8 am on Monday, March 5. Look for the NEI Marathon cell and race to trace, for the results of this marathon will be on display at an event on Capital Hill in Washington, DC on March 21!