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Here is on overview over recent scientific findings of the Bernstein Network.

A game of ping pong for the eyes

Munich researchers have unraveled the basis of the so-called optokinetic reflex: there are certain brain cells encoding both the speed of the landscape and the eye movement (June 2014).

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Open Science: Research data for everyone

Magdeburg brain researchers publish the most comprehensive raw data set of natural language processing in the brain. It is freely accessible for interested researchers and the public (May 2014).

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Implantable cuff with electrodes

Freiburg researchers develop a new method for lowering high blood pressure in the long term without side effects (May 2014).

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High pitches from the sky

Bielefeld neuroscientists uncover why there is a mapping between pitch and elevation (April 2014).

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Listen! Nerve cells flexibly adapt to acoustic signals

Depending on the input signal, neurons generate action potentials either near or far away from the cell body, as researcher from Munich predict (April 2014).

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Lining up our sights

Munich neurologists study the role of the vestibular system—which controls balance—in optimizing how we direct our gaze (March 2014).

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The symphony of epilepsy

An international research team shows that the glycine receptor may contribute to different symptoms of epilepsy (March 2014).

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Unraveling the sense of touch

Berlin researchers develop a cell system which can measure the slightest touch (March 2014).

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Potential aid for stroke victims

Tübingen study shows electrical stimulation helps patients learning to use a brain-controlled robot arm (March 2014).

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A Sharper View into the Brain

Researchers from Freiburg are the first to detect the exact border between two important brain regions (March 2014).

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