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A meticulous repository of images and tissue samples led to the categorization of brain tumors and the development of treatment for glioblastomas.
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Researchers grew this embryoid body from mouse stem cells in about a week.
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Autopsies of American football players’ brains built our current understanding of the hazards associated with repeated blows to the head.
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Researchers are developing a first-of-its-kind blood test to identify the biomarkers for pain, which could improve pain treatment.
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CRISPR makes altering DNA easier than ever before. Is it the future of genetics?
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When the Calgary Brain Bank receives a donation, neuroscientist Jeffrey Joseph meticulously divvies up tissue samples for researchers to study.
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Research at the Calgary Brain Bank bridges the gap between exploratory animal models and human clinical trials. It may also upend decades of thinking about Alzheimer’s in the process.
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Show students an example of some of the tools neuroscientists use to image the brain.
  • MIT
  • 4 min
Gregory Berns, a neuroscientist at Emory University, and his team are training dogs to hop into an MRI scanner to better understand how the dog mind works.
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Scientists may have found the brain’s hidden waste disposal system.
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How would it feel to hold a model of your own brain?
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Neuroscientist Suzana Herculano-Houzel explains how the human brain “lost” 14 billion neurons overnight.
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  • 10 min