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    Neuronal protein transfer on video
    I guess this can be thought of as what the components of your thoughts look like as they move around in your head.

    http://medicalxpress.com/news/2012-08-video-traffic-brain-cell.html

    The research itself can be found here:

    https://www.cell.com/cell-reports/fulltext/S2211-1247(12)00157-X

    To get a better grasp of what's going down on a molecular level, there's an explanation of the kind of mechanism about 3 minutes 2 seconds in on this video:



    For comparasion, in plants, the same function. It's pretty much the same across most cells with a cytoskeleton, as far as I understand. Easily one of the most beautiful things I've come to appreciate.


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    gamma     Fri, Aug 24, 2012  Permanent link
    A forest of creatures dancing to the music from old video games?

    :-)
     
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