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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.
Novel palladium compound acts against ovarian tumor cells

Novel palladium compound acts against ovarian tumor cells

Sound and movement are processed simultaneously in the brain, mice study suggests

Sound and movement are processed simultaneously in the brain, mice study suggests

Human organ chips for better drug development

Human organ chips for better drug development

Scientists reveal the damaging effect of Zika virus on a type of brain cell

Scientists reveal the damaging effect of Zika virus on a type of brain cell

Autism diagnosis test is less reliable than previously assumed, study finds

Autism diagnosis test is less reliable than previously assumed, study finds

FDA approves new drug that could aid MS diagnoses for clinical trials

FDA approves new drug that could aid MS diagnoses for clinical trials

Biodegradable bridge for nerve injuries

Biodegradable bridge for nerve injuries

New neuromodulation device may help prevent migraine

New neuromodulation device may help prevent migraine

Study: Benefits of fetal surgery to repair spina bifida continue through school age

Study: Benefits of fetal surgery to repair spina bifida continue through school age

Healing and hope for families affected by fragile X in Eastern Europe

Healing and hope for families affected by fragile X in Eastern Europe

Combination of two immune defense strategies could afford alternative approach to treating sepsis

Combination of two immune defense strategies could afford alternative approach to treating sepsis

Study finds stress does whiten hair

Study finds stress does whiten hair

Young blacks, Latinos less likely than white people to have poor outcomes after bleeding stroke

Young blacks, Latinos less likely than white people to have poor outcomes after bleeding stroke

Study shows how gene therapy may help protect against vision loss in multiple sclerosis

Study shows how gene therapy may help protect against vision loss in multiple sclerosis

Gut microbiome linked to behavioral problems in children

Gut microbiome linked to behavioral problems in children

Biophysicists shed light on the structure, functioning mechanism of CysLT receptors

Biophysicists shed light on the structure, functioning mechanism of CysLT receptors

Burnout linked to higher risk for abnormal heart rhythm

Burnout linked to higher risk for abnormal heart rhythm

Scientists discover powerful molecule that explains why people with anxiety use marijuana

Scientists discover powerful molecule that explains why people with anxiety use marijuana

New tool could speed up neuroscience research into pheromones

New tool could speed up neuroscience research into pheromones

Neuroimaging study reveals structural changes in the brain of migraine patients

Neuroimaging study reveals structural changes in the brain of migraine patients