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16 Wikipedia Pages That Will Change The Way You See The Universe

Kinesin (a motor protein) pulling a vesicle along cytoskeletal filament - "kinesin is a protein belonging to a class of motor proteins found in eukaryotic cells. Kinesins move along microtubule (MT) filaments, and are powered by the hydrolysis of adenosine triphosphate (ATP) (thus kinesins are ATPases)."

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Gallery: Neuroscience Meets Visual Art

by Greg Dunn. Dendrite- the bushy, branching extensions of a neuron that receive messages and conduct impulses toward the cell body/ Axon- the extension of a neuron, ending in branching terminal fibers, through which messages pass to other neurons of to muscles or glands.

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Human fingerprint. The smaller circles within the epidermal ridges are sweat gland ducts. No two fingerprints, even from identical twins, are said to be exactly alike. SEM X35 | Richard Kessel photo, visuals unlimited

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Synapses + Neurons. This is what the inside of our brains look like when we are thinking.

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Neurons. the universe within. we act on a cosmic level wherever we are.

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Memories May Not Live in Neurons’ Synapses. The finding could mean recollections are more enduring than expected and disrupt plans for PTSD treatments

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Google Image Result for http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_SB2CqygR5Y8/TVBsb3d2RQI/AAAAAAAAAmQ/Eofjmg1P6zY/s400/Neuron-Small.jpg

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neurons, Another image we see that is microscopic in actual size, it's beauty is on such a grander scale, its so easy to forget its size in relation to its beauty... Amazing how Something so small can have beauty on such a grand scale.

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Neuromuscular junction. The nerve (in white) transmits its signal to the skeletal muscle (grey tubes) to generate contraction.

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