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And other neuroscience news for the week of April 20, 2020.
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Henrietta Lacks’ long-living cancer cells became an invaluable — and controversial — research tool.
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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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And other neuroscience news for the week of March 9, 2020.
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Optic vesicles grow into an empty pathway where the brain lays wiring that becomes the optic nerve.
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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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Cognitive scientist, Marlene Behrmann, investigates what can be learned about visual perception through injury and disorders.
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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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Meet the neuroscientists behind BrainFacts.org.
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The Italian-American neurologist discovered a protein neurons need to grow.
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