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Calli McMurray

  • Media & Science Writing Associate

Calli McMurray is the Media & Science Writing Associate at SfN. She graduated from the University of Texas at Austin in 2019 with a Bachelor of Science in Neuroscience.

Articles by Calli McMurray

Light-sensing cells convert tiny packets of light into your view of the world.
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Studying honeybees could unlock the mysteries of brain waves.
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A protein that makes jellyfish glow lets scientists watch the inner workings of cells.
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You and the tiny zebrafish have a lot in common. At least, your brains do.
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The singing zebra finch provides insight into how humans communicate.
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Neuroscientists have relied on the mouse to study brain development and diseases for more than 100 years.
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Magnetic resonance imaging uses strong magnets and radio waves to look inside your head.
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His catastrophic brain injury hinted at the role of the frontal lobe in behavior and personality.
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The Italian physician and neuroscientist devised a revolutionary technique to stain neurons.
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Sherrington’s research settled a contentious debate about the structure of the nervous system.
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Retinal ganglion cells are the conduit between the eyes and the brain.
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Henrietta Lacks’ long-living cancer cells became an invaluable — and controversial — research tool.
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