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Christine Petit and Karen Steel received the 2012 Brain Prize for their work unravelling the genetics of hearing loss.
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Scientists found a way to penetrate the tough shell-like membrane encasing opossum embryos to create the world’s first genetically engineered marsupials.
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After evolution silenced some of its genes, the Mexican cavefish lost its eyeballs.
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And other neuroscience news for the week of October 5, 2020.
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And other neuroscience news for the week of May 25, 2020.
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As physicians attempt to identify mental illness, they face a diagnostic system that includes nearly 300 disorders. To improve the system, researchers look into genetics.
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As genetic sequencing becomes more affordable and the number of families seeking answers grow, neuroscientists make a discovery that could lead to treatments.
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Around one in 10,000 infants are born with SMA. Research funding and patient advocacy efforts helped push treatment into existence.
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For over a century twins have been helping researchers understand how our genes and environment influence our susceptibility to disease.
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Unraveling the genetics behind brain disorders may offer hope to millions of patients.
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The autism researcher tells tales of triumphs and tribulations in this podcast from People Behind the Science.
  • People Behind the Science
  • 28 min
How can we begin to understand the way the brain works? The same way we begin to understand a city: by making a map.
  • TED
  • 15 min