Image of brain astrocyte cell
The blood-brain barrier once stopped medication from reaching the brain. Researchers have found their way through.
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Learn ways that tremor used to prevent a man from certain activities until DBS improved his daily life.
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  • 4 min
The blood-brain barrier once stopped medication from reaching the brain. Researchers have found their way through.
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A 29-year-old man with amnesia taught neuroscientists a lot about memory.
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An artificial ear in a petri dish may help scientists develop treatments for auditory disorders.
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New and improved tools let scientists eavesdrop on conversations between remote parts of the brain.
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  • 3 min
A team of scientists is seeking answers to a fundamental understanding of how and when neurons utilize the nutrients that give them energy.
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  • 5 min
Scientists are developing devices that could restore vision to those who have lost their sight due to injury.
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Scientists are producing 3D images of the cellular dynamics of the living brain in real-time and faster than ever before.
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  • 4 min
Brain cancer isn’t a single disease.  Cancers arise in many different brain cells and tissues.
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This mini-model lets us watch the birth of new brain cells.
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Scientists are building a data repository to store and share the vast amount of genomics data coming out of the BRAIN Initiative.
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  • 3 min
Use this guide to help your students deign a science fair project about the brain.
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3D Brain

An interactive brain map that you can rotate in a three-dimensional space.