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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.

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The evolution of the human brain stemmed from a simple tube.
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These five common fish see the world a little differently than we do.
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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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Diminished levels of the protein cause a common side effect of Parkinson's treatment.
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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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Tipsy honeybees might be a new animal model in addiction research.
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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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And other neuroscience news in August 2021.
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3D Brain

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