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 evolution of the human brain stemmed from a simple tube.
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Neural networks are a group of nerve tracts connecting a series of brain regions, routing signals along a linear pathway.
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And other neuroscience news you may have missed in October 2022.
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Many people are surrounded by music throughout much of their everyday lives. What’s happening in our brains as we’re listening to music?
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Sleep is a reversable state of low mobility and reduced responsiveness to external stimuli.
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Barry Everitt illuminates some of the ways addictive drugs can hijack or alter the brain’s natural programming — especially in vulnerable individuals.
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Brain-machine interfaces convert our brain signals to actions and are powered by electricity. The same power source may be used to treat diseases and disorders.
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These five common fish see the world a little differently than we do.
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Artists and neuroscientists collaborated to create an immersive space for people to experience the life cycle of a neuron.
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Dissecting the unique influence of both sex and gender on brain development, function, and disease remains a critical challenge for neuroscientists.
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Mantis Shrimp maintain their incredible sense of sight earlier in development than we may have realized.
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Bees are critical to maintaining our ecosystems — and can teach us about ourselves.
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3D Brain

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