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Neurobiology: Use it or lose it

20:00 EDT 1 Aug 2017 | AAAS

(Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München) An Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet (LMU) in Munich study reveals that sound-evoked activity of neurons in the auditory system of the mouse increases the thickness of their myelin sheaths -- and enhances the speed of signal transmission -- both during development and in the adult brain.

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