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What can sponges tell us about our brain?

What can sponges tell us about our brain?

A group of international researchers, including researchers from the Centre for Plant Biotechnology and Genomics (UPM-INA/CSIC) in Madrid, has found that many genes involved in synaptic communication are activated in cells of the digestive chambers in sponges. This...

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Past, present, and future of Spanish neuroscience

Past, present, and future of Spanish neuroscience

On the 25th of October 1906, Santiago Ramón y Cajal, one of the pioneers of modern neuroscience, won the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.Today, 115 years later, Spain is still performing cutting-edge research in neuroscience in centers such as the Neuroscience...

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Science to fight Breast Cancer

Science to fight Breast Cancer

The Breast Cancer Clinical Research Unit of the Spanish National Cancer Research Center (CNIO) is working to tackle tumor drug resistance and create virtual models of patients. To commemorate World Day Against Breast Cancer, the Office for Cultural and Scientific...

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