Cells & Circuits

A look at the back of your throat provides insight into the brain.
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Neural stem cells may transform into any type of neuron. Harnessing that potential might help us treat brain injuries and diseases that kill neurons.
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The spinal cord is the nexus of the peripheral nervous system, the brain’s connection to the rest of the body.
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From his schooldays making microscope slides out of tape to his current position as Head of Anatomy at King’s College London, Richard Wingate has always had a passion for science.
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  • 4 min
Take the traditional game of tag and turn it into a game of neuroscience tag!
  • University of Washington
Get your students out of their seats and have them act out how neurons transmit messages.
  • Brain U
Tracking how water moves through the brain reveals the brain’s information highways.
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The brain has some intense energy needs thanks to the unique role it plays in the body.
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The vestibular system is responsible for a host of functions you take for granted — at least until it malfunctions.
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  • 6 min
Construct a colorful working neuron and build out your own neural network.
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What does yummy taste like?
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Just because you’re taking a break doesn’t mean your brain gets to clock out.
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  • 6 min

3D Brain

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