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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.
Automating Data Capture and Image Analysis in Continuous Experiments

Automating Data Capture and Image Analysis in Continuous Experiments

Research team identifies Ashkenazi Jewish founder mutation for Leigh syndrome

Research team identifies Ashkenazi Jewish founder mutation for Leigh syndrome

FDA warns against use of unapproved pain medications with implanted pumps

FDA warns against use of unapproved pain medications with implanted pumps

Researchers develop innovative treatment to repair damaged brain tissues

Researchers develop innovative treatment to repair damaged brain tissues

CityU develops first microarrayed 3D neuronal culture platform

CityU develops first microarrayed 3D neuronal culture platform

Breakthrough in the treatment of Restless Legs Syndrome

Breakthrough in the treatment of Restless Legs Syndrome

Angiotensin receptor blockers improve sodium excretion in blacks

Angiotensin receptor blockers improve sodium excretion in blacks

Study provides new clues to origin and development of multiple sclerosis

Study provides new clues to origin and development of multiple sclerosis

Gladstone scientists gain new insights into the aging brain

Gladstone scientists gain new insights into the aging brain

Potential treatment for rare polio-like illness shows no signal of efficacy

Potential treatment for rare polio-like illness shows no signal of efficacy

Targeting one brain region with alternating current could decrease symptoms of chronic pain

Targeting one brain region with alternating current could decrease symptoms of chronic pain

B cell accumulation triggers nervous system damage in MS

B cell accumulation triggers nervous system damage in MS

GW study examines impact of nervous system on non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

GW study examines impact of nervous system on non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

FDA approves LORBRENA for treatment of patients with ALK-positive metastatic NSCLC

FDA approves LORBRENA for treatment of patients with ALK-positive metastatic NSCLC

Scientists create tiny, biodegradable scaffold to transplant stem cells and deliver drugs

Scientists create tiny, biodegradable scaffold to transplant stem cells and deliver drugs

Lateral inhibition avoids overlap between similar memories

Lateral inhibition avoids overlap between similar memories

World's largest neuromorphic supercomputer being switched on for the first time

World's largest neuromorphic supercomputer being switched on for the first time

New encyclopedia for adult and pediatric neuropsychological disorders

New encyclopedia for adult and pediatric neuropsychological disorders

Researchers for first time view serotonin activating its receptor using high-powered microscopes

Researchers for first time view serotonin activating its receptor using high-powered microscopes

Spinal electrical implants helps three paralyzed men walk

Spinal electrical implants helps three paralyzed men walk