In the Lab

Collage of scientists prepping and looking at slides
When the Calgary Brain Bank receives a donation, neuroscientist Jeffrey Joseph meticulously divvies up tissue samples for researchers to study.
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This protein helps fortify cellular might.
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Douglas Weber, professor at the University of Pittsburgh, explains improvements in neural-digital technologies, including prosthetics and injectable nerve stimulators.
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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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New neural-digital interfaces could worsen existing healthcare inequalities if developers ignore socioeconomic concerns.
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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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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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The next generation of neuroscientists reflect on the future of brain science.
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3D Brain

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