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The blood-brain barrier once stopped medication from reaching the brain. Researchers have found their way through.
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Meet the neuroscientists behind BrainFacts.org
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Elon Musk claims his new brain-recording device can one day solve a slew of brain ailments — are his claims true?
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Active and physically fit kids have healthier brains than their more sedentary peers.
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A woman with a rare brain disease has taught scientists a lot about the neurobiology of fear.
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A man’s amnesia after brain surgery revealed important clues about the neurobiology of memory.
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Concern for humanity guides Fei Fei Li’s human-centered approach to AI.
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A new technique, MRI-guided focused ultrasound, is an emerging tool in the treatment of brain disorders.
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EEG
Through electrodes on the scalp, scientists can measure the brain’s electrical activity.
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Scientists have used Camillo Golgi’s groundbreaking stain for over 170 years.
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A protein that makes jellyfish glow lets scientists watch the inner workings of cells.
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The deadly Ebola virus could help battle the most lethal form of brain cancer: glioblastoma.
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MRI
Magnetic resonance imaging uses strong magnets and radio waves to look inside your head.
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3D Brain

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