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Researchers grew this embryoid body from mouse stem cells in about a week.
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Every step you take, every move you make, motor neurons play a role.
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Welcome to the crossroads of the optic nerves.
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With more than half of its tiny brain devoted to sight, the fruit fly is a favorite animal model for scientists studying the visual system.
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Research in rat models suggests that protection against intense drug craving may come from the reward of social interactions.
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Gregory Berns, a neuroscientist at Emory University, and his team are training dogs to hop into an MRI scanner to better understand how the dog mind works.
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Go back under the sea and explore even more animals that sense their world without a brain.
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These small fish have plenty to teach us about the brain.
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Figuring out why mosquitoes prefer to feast on humans over other animals could help us design more effective repellants and prevent the spread of disease.
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Echolocating bats can help us understand how we use our senses to perceive and navigate the world around us.
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Go under the sea and explore some of the animals that sense their world without a brain.
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Neuroscientists combat destructive neurological disorders and mental illnesses including Alzheimer’s disease, drug addiction, and depression through research.
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