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Grey matter is a major component of the central nervous system, consisting of neuronal cell bodies, neuropil (dendrites and both unmyelinated axons and myelinated axons), glial cells (astroglia and oligodendrocytes) and capillaries.
Transplanted human brain cells in a mouse brain provide insight into neural circuit formation

Transplanted human brain cells in a mouse brain provide insight into neural circuit formation

Brain imaging shows links between self control and alcohol dependence

Brain imaging shows links between self control and alcohol dependence

Concussed athlete's brain may not fully recover even one year after return to play

Concussed athlete's brain may not fully recover even one year after return to play

Cellular aging associated with structural changes in the brain

Cellular aging associated with structural changes in the brain

Excess grey matter in the brain can predict escalating drinking behavior in teens

Excess grey matter in the brain can predict escalating drinking behavior in teens

Novel imaging molecule reveals brain changes linked to progressive MS

Novel imaging molecule reveals brain changes linked to progressive MS

Researcher develops new computational statistical methodologies to deal with diffusion-MRI data

Researcher develops new computational statistical methodologies to deal with diffusion-MRI data

Obesity linked to a reduction in gray matter

Obesity linked to a reduction in gray matter

Research shows how prenatal anesthesia in rats affects neuronal migration

Research shows how prenatal anesthesia in rats affects neuronal migration

Scientists grow most sophisticated brain organoid to date

Scientists grow most sophisticated brain organoid to date

Smoking, high blood pressure, obesity and diabetes associated with less healthy brains

Smoking, high blood pressure, obesity and diabetes associated with less healthy brains

Abnormal timing found in the brains of people with autistic symptoms

Abnormal timing found in the brains of people with autistic symptoms

Researcher studies how sickle cell disease affects blood flow and oxygen delivery

Researcher studies how sickle cell disease affects blood flow and oxygen delivery

Study explains why women are more prone to Alzheimer’s disease

Study explains why women are more prone to Alzheimer’s disease

Sleep apnea patients struggle to remember details of life memories, study shows

Sleep apnea patients struggle to remember details of life memories, study shows

Study links concussions to development of epilepsy

Study links concussions to development of epilepsy

Low-level cannabis use can change the adolescent brain

Low-level cannabis use can change the adolescent brain

Excess belly fat may lead to a reduction in gray matter

Excess belly fat may lead to a reduction in gray matter

Intellectually active lifestyle confers protection against neurodegeneration in Huntington's patients

Intellectually active lifestyle confers protection against neurodegeneration in Huntington's patients

Researchers identify potential diagnostic tool for Alzheimer’s disease

Researchers identify potential diagnostic tool for Alzheimer’s disease