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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And other neuroscience news in March 2021.
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Emerging research suggests that even mild hits to the head may damage the tiny lymphatic vessels that clear toxic chemicals and cellular debris from the brain.
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Changes to cell metabolism can drive the appetite of the entire organism.
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After evolution silenced some of its genes, the Mexican cavefish lost its eyeballs.
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Black History Is showcases Black scientists in the field of neuroscience.
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Their long, meandering dendrites may enable thoughtfulness and creativity.
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The notoriously asocial creatures may possess some of the brain circuits humans use for social behavior.
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Her study of vertebrate brains provided clues about the evolution of the human brain.
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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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Sleep twitches tune and refine circuits in the developing brain.
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Special brain waves during sleep separate information to remember from what’s worth forgetting — unless the brainstem gets in the way.
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Active and physically fit kids have healthier brains than their more sedentary peers.
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3D Brain

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