Photograph of two female scientists in lab coats looking at an experiment
Get to know of some of today’s female neuroscientists and learn more about their life’s work.
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Learn about scientists who have won the world’s largest brain research prize: The Brain Prize.
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Neurons fire in response to specific lengths of time; they can make a moment feel faster or slower when they get worn out.
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Neuroscientists pursuing sharper images of neurons developed a game-changing imaging technique.
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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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Grocery stores and hospitals transformed when the pandemic hit — as did the labs researching COVID-19.
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Researchers seek to stop pain in its tracks.
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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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Jazz musician Pat Metheny and neuroscientist Charles Limb find a common note in the keys of improv.
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Meticulous hand drawings of neurons by this scientist led to the birth of modern neuroscience.
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The researchers behind BrainFacts.org are from across the field of neuroscience, dedicating themselves to accessible storytelling and outreach about the brain.
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Meet the neuroscientists behind BrainFacts.org.
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Bryan Roth investigates different types of drugs to design safer and more effective medications for psychiatric diseases.
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