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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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New neural-digital interfaces could worsen existing healthcare inequalities if developers ignore socioeconomic concerns.
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Brandon Prestwood, an amputee, shares how a prosthetic arm with a sense of touch changed his life.
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Visualization research lets people experience alternate perspectives, which could increase empathy.
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Historically associated with combat veterans, PTSD symptoms occur in people with vastly different experiences, including those whose jobs rarely take them away from a desk.
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Neuroscientists are exploring the potential of stem cell treatments for Alzheimer’s disease in mice models.
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This imaging technique leads neuroscientists to new insights.
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A meticulous repository of images and tissue samples led to the categorization of brain tumors and the development of treatment for glioblastomas.
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Researchers grew this embryoid body from mouse stem cells in about a week.
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Autopsies of American football players’ brains built our current understanding of the hazards associated with repeated blows to the head.
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Researchers are developing a first-of-its-kind blood test to identify the biomarkers for pain, which could improve pain treatment.
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CRISPR makes altering DNA easier than ever before. Is it the future of genetics?
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When the Calgary Brain Bank receives a donation, neuroscientist Jeffrey Joseph meticulously divvies up tissue samples for researchers to study.
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3D Brain

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