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A researcher explains how her undergraduate experience inspired a career studying spinal cord injury.
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Mitochondria might provide more than energy to nerve cells — they may be important in brain signaling as well.
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The brain links smells and sensations to create lasting memories.
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Brainy mollusks are enhancing our understanding of injury in the animal kingdom.
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Taking cues from Carl Zimmer, let’s examine the Neuroscience from the great whaling novel, written in 1851, about 50 years age before the dawn of modern Neuroscience.
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This tiny pond snail is teaching researchers about the changes that take place in the brain when long-term memories form.
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Scientists look to insects for clues about how sensory information is processed in the brain.
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Can the zebrafish teach us about human development?
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Take a guided tour through Cedars-Sinai Medical Center's animal research facility with this video.
  • Americans for Medical Progress
Cockroaches are quickly evolving to avoid precisely the yummy, sweet-tasting poisoned baits that I was using to keep them out of my kitchen.
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Neuroscientist Liz Burnett explains how animal models help scientists understand the healthy body and what goes wrong during disease.
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A gene controls neuronal traffic in the assembly of this electrical circuit.
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