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Discover the animal models that help us learn about different parts of the human brain.
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Basic neuroscience research in animal models is essential to understanding brain function and the thousands of brain diseases and disorders that affect both humans and animals. Treatments for stroke, depression, and drug addiction are just a few examples of developments made by this research. Learn more.

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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And other neuroscience news for the week of January 27, 2020.
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This protein helps fortify cellular might.
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Neuroscientists are exploring the potential of stem cell treatments for Alzheimer’s disease in mice models.
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You’re trying to feel your tongue now, aren’t you? Let the trigeminal ganglion do what it does.
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Sorting through past experiences to help make our best choices possible.
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Fish eyes’ stored stem cells could give clues to develop potential therapies for an injured mammalian eye.
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Researchers grew this embryoid body from mouse stem cells in about a week.
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Every step you take, every move you make, motor neurons play a role.
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Welcome to the crossroads of the optic nerves.
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With more than half of its tiny brain devoted to sight, the fruit fly is a favorite animal model for scientists studying the visual system.
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3D Brain

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