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Anaesthesia doesn’t simply turn off the brain, it changes its rhythms

Simultaneous measurement of neural rhythms and spikes across five brain areas in animals reveals how propofol induces unconsciousness. Slow rhythm signature can guide anaesthetists to improve patient care. In a

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Why anaesthetic stops cell’s walkers in their tracks

Researchers at Rice’s Center for Theoretical Biological Physics (CTBP) detail the mechanism that allows propofol, the general anaesthetic injected to knock you out before surgery, to halt the movement of