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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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Some scholars attribute the author’s unique writing style to her background in neuroscience and psychology research.
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A pioneer in neuroscience, Marian Diamond discovered how experience and environment can shape the brain.
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With just a flash of light, optogenetics helps scientists turn brain cells on and off. Edward Boyden, one of The Brain Prize 2013 winners, explains.
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Meet the neuroscientists behind BrainFacts.org.
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In celebration of Women’s History Month, view the profiles of women scientist that explored their curiosity and pushed the field forward.
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The Italian-American neurologist discovered a protein neurons need to grow.
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Meet the neuroscientists behind BrainFacts.org.
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Meet the neuroscientists behind BrainFacts.org.
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Jazz musician Pat Metheny and neuroscientist Charles Limb find a common note in the keys of improv.
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The next generation of neuroscientists reflect on the future of brain science.
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