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Studying sex differences in the brain may one day lead to new information about brain illnesses that affect one sex more than the other.
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Research using ferrets is providing a window into brain development that could lead to insights into conditions from autism to brain injury.
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Advances in chemistry, physics, and computer science have revolutionized neuroscience by giving scientists greater access to the living brain.
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Fluorescent labelling allows scientists to track vital stem cells throughout the brain’s development.
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Is it possible to read minds using science? Discover how scientists use a process called population coding to “read” minds - and move bionic limbs! 
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  • 5 min
Take a look inside the bustling mouse brain in this video.
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Explore the frontiers of brain science in this lesson plan from The New York Times education blog.
  • New York Times
Play a game to map the brain with other online citizen-neuroscientists.
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Mice, bugs and hamsters are no longer the only way to study the brain. Functional MRI (fMRI) allows scientists to map brain activity in living, breathing, decision-making human beings.
  • TED
  • 13 min
See for yourself what happens to the brain during a head injury. This short video is a great resource to enhance your lesson plans.
  • PBS
Apostolos P. Georgopoulos, M.D., Ph.D., discusses the large effort expended in developing and testing BMIs and the ultimate goal of long-term safe and useful application of BMI technology to humans.
  • The Dana Foundation
Do lost connections between brain regions guarantee impaired function? Imaging techniques show normal functional activity in people with missing links, spurring scientists to say: not necessarily.
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