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    Container of neurotransmitters

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    nagash     Mon, May 28, 2012  Permanent link
    venetian snare??
    gamma     Tue, May 29, 2012  Permanent link
    What is a venetian snare? Listen, it is synaptic vesicle, a device that lives in synapses of neurons and delivers neurotransmitters at the synaptic gap, space between one and the other neuron, which makes the other neuron continue the electric signal. Those are all proteins that look so complicated, nano machines. Usually, they draw them like small balls, bubbles or drops with neurotransmitters. I think that this is really surprisingly complicated structure.

    How come that life has a forward direction, towards complexity, if it does? If we say that it only picks up complexity as random structure along the eons, then what is life's direction anyway or motivation?