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Major technological breakthrough in neuroscience may help research

Discussion in 'Other Health News and Research' started by Annikki, Aug 18, 2011.

  1. Annikki

    Annikki

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    Holograms Reveal Brain's Inner Workings: Microscopy Technique Used to Observe Activity of Neurons Like Never Before

    ScienceDaily (Aug. 17, 2011) Like far away galaxies, powerful tools are required to bring the minute inner workings of neurons into focus. Borrowing a technique from materials science, a team of neurobiologists, psychiatrists, and advanced imaging specialists from Switzerland's EPLF and CHUV report in The Journal of Neuroscience how Digital Holographic Microscopy (DHM) can now be used to observe neuronal activity in real-time and in three dimensions -- with up to 50 times greater resolution than ever before. The application has immense potential for testing out new drugs to fight neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's.

    More: http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/08/110816171734.htm
     
  2. Enid

    Enid Senior Member

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    Very interesting - thanks for posting Annikki.
     
  3. Annikki

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    You're more than welcome. Let's hope some good comes from this!
     

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