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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.
Scientists show a sort of signature in the brains of lonely people

Scientists show a sort of signature in the brains of lonely people

Study finds link between brain’s network connections and epilepsy-related atrophy

Study finds link between brain’s network connections and epilepsy-related atrophy

Children's sleep behaviors linked to gray matter volume with implications for academic performance, IQ

Children's sleep behaviors linked to gray matter volume with implications for academic performance, IQ

New method makes the superficial white matter visible in the living human brain

New method makes the superficial white matter visible in the living human brain

Bilingual children may reach adulthood with more grey matter

Bilingual children may reach adulthood with more grey matter

Research reveals new genetic insights into how the brain folds

Research reveals new genetic insights into how the brain folds

NUI Galway study provides insights on neural basis of intelligence

NUI Galway study provides insights on neural basis of intelligence

New technique uses AI to better define the different sections of the brain in newborns

New technique uses AI to better define the different sections of the brain in newborns

Daily alcohol consumption ages brain

Daily alcohol consumption ages brain

Spinal implants could one day restore the ability to stand, walk in patients with paralysis

Spinal implants could one day restore the ability to stand, walk in patients with paralysis

Researchers study link between persistent concussion symptoms and recovery outcomes in children

Researchers study link between persistent concussion symptoms and recovery outcomes in children

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