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The blood-brain barrier once stopped medication from reaching the brain. Researchers have found their way through.
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Neuroscientists are developing innovations to study the brain while the body is in motion.
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Neuroscientists are developing new ways to analyze vast amounts of data and promote a culture of sharing and collaboration.
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How neuroscientists are taking a look at neural circuits through technological innovations.
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The MICrONS project takes a cue from the brain’s information processing powers to improve artificial intelligence.
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Computational neuroscientists use mathematical models to unravel the brain’s secrets.
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Brain cells work in concert: they fire together and go quiet together, giving rise to rhythmic electrical activity called brain waves.
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Creating a map of the most complicated terrain in the universe requires a host of special technologies.
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Far from science fiction, brain-machine interfaces present a glimpse of the future of technologies powered by thought.
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Learn about aphantasia and your "mind's eye" in this video.
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It only took one man and one iron rod to set into motion a series of events that undeniably offer us a deeper glimpse into the workings of our brain.
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This video explains what neuroscience has uncovered about what happens while we sleep.
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Optogenetics let scientists literally control the brain, by controlling the signaling of individual neurons.
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3D Brain

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