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Neurons Pathway in Brain Wired Alike Researchers Show

Columbia research team, tracking neuron paths in the visual cortex of the brain, discovers the connections are identical from one animal to the next, concluding that the cortex is made up of very specific circuits and that those circuits must be determined genetically. — Rafael Yuste, associate professor of biological sciences

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Published: Aug. 14, 2001
Last modified:Jan 29, 2004