Calcium imaging

Widely used calcium imaging protocol can lead to spurious results, new paper cautions

The technique, which measures calcium currents as a proxy for neuronal firing, sometimes reports unusual and potentially misleading waves of activity in the hippocampus.

By Angie Voyles Askham
19 June 2024 | 0 min watch
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Innovative device records activity from distant brain areas simultaneously

The headset combines calcium imaging and electrode recordings to track both the cerebellum and anterior cingulate cortex as mice socialize.

By Claudia López Lloreda
4 April 2024 | 4 min read

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