In the Lab

Collage of scientists prepping and looking at slides
When the Calgary Brain Bank receives a donation, neuroscientist Jeffrey Joseph meticulously divvies up tissue samples for researchers to study.
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The technique makes it possible to identify each of the worm’s 302 neurons based on its location and color marker.
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How neuroscientists elucidated the neural underpinnings that link learning and reward.
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Neuroscientists pursuing sharper images of neurons developed a game-changing imaging technique.
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Mice born without this small group of neurons don’t find touch rewarding and become more sensitive to the negative effects of stress.
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Tipsy honeybees might be a new animal model in addiction research.
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Moment-to-moment fluctuations in brain activity decline with age, but a new study shows it’s possible to boost them.
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Recording brain signals can help guide treatments following a stroke.
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And other neuroscience news in September 2021.
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The brain stores memories by changing how neurons talk to each other.
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Every year there are awards of all kinds that honor the work of neuroscientists. What do prizes mean for the winners, the field, and us?
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Many awards honor the work of researchers and physician scientists studying the brain. Here’s a look at just a few of the big prizes in neuroscience.
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The latest exhibit at Washington, D.C.’s ARTECHOUSE marries cutting-edge neuroscience and art.
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3D Brain

An interactive brain map that you can rotate in a three-dimensional space.