My name is Chelsea and I am a physical therapy student in Georgia. I am interested in all sorts of things, but my favorite things include Irish dance, tv shows, and anatomy.

 

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Name: Chelsea
Nickname:  Chels, Merida…
Birthday: May 3rd
Gender: Female
Sexuality: Asexual
Height: 5’ 4”
Time Zone: Eastern Daylight Time
What time and date is it there: 22:37, Aug 22
Average hours of sleep I get each night: Normally 8, but since starting PT school… about 4 to 5 at most
The last thing I Googled was: pterygoid groove for carotid artery.. I was trying to find it on a bone! 
My most used phrase(s): ”What?”, “I’m tired”, “I’m hungry”, and probably “Awesome!” 

First word that comes to mind: anatomy…. I’ve studied anatomy and applied anatomy since 8am. 

What I last said to a family member: "Love you mom. I’ll see you in a couple hours."
One place that makes me happy & why: My apartment. It’s nerdy and my cat is there. 
How many blankets I sleep under: 1 or 0 as my air conditioner is not working how it should
Favourite beverage(s): Lemonade, ICEE
The last movie I watched in the cinema: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles xD
Three things I can’t live without: Food, laptop, phone, bed, friends
Something I plan on learning: How to be a Physical Therapist (If I can survive the schooling!) 
A piece of advice for all my followers: Find something you love, and never give that up. It doesn’t matter what anyone says, just be yourself and learn to love that doing that. 
You all have to listen to this song: It’s Dangerous to go Alone (Take this) by Starbomb 

neuroticthought:

skunkbear:

As Virginia Hughes noted in a recent piece for National Geographic’s Phenomena blog, the most common depiction of a synapse (that communicating junction between two neurons) is pretty simple:

Signal molecules leave one neuron from that bulby thing, float across a gap, and are picked up by receptors on the other neuron. In this way, information is transmitted from cell to cell … and thinking is possible.

But thanks to a bunch of German scientists - we now have a much more complete and accurate picture. They’ve created the first scientifically accurate 3D model of a synaptic bouton (that bulby bit) complete with every protein and cytoskeletal element.

This effort has been made possible only by a collaboration of specialists in electron microscopy, super-resolution light microscopy (STED), mass spectrometry, and quantitative biochemistry.

says the press release. The model reveals a whole world of neuroscience waiting to be explored. Exciting stuff!

You can access the full video of their 3D model here.

Credit: Benjamin G. Wilhelm, Sunit Mandad, Sven Truckenbrodt, Katharina Kröhnert, Christina Schäfer, Burkhard Rammner, Seong Joo Koo, Gala A. Claßen, Michael Krauss, Volker Haucke, Henning Urlaub, Silvio O. Rizzoli

In case you all missed it.