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Neuroscientists combat destructive neurological disorders and mental illnesses including Alzheimer’s disease, drug addiction, and depression through research.
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Beginning on October 1, researchers seeking NIH grants must balance male and female cells and animals in their NIH funded research.
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Three neuroscientists discuss how addiction is a disease of the brain, as well as prospects for improved pharmacological treatments.
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Beyond the Brain, David Brooks' op ed in today's NY Times (June 18), argues that Neuroscience will never explain everything.
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The financial and political torrent now undermining the foundation of scientific research creates a unique calamity for scientists in training, which will have profound and long-lasting consequences for society.
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A new Directive in Europe aims to raise the standard of care for animals used in scientific research across countries.
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On April 2nd 2013 President Obama formally unveiled the Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies (BRAIN) initiative.
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Today, President Obama unveiled further details about the BRAIN initiative, a multibillion dollar project to unravel the secrets of the human brain.
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When anyone wants to support science, I’m in.
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In a previous blog post, I described programs available to high school students who wanted to experience life in a neuroscience research laboratory. Research opportunities also exist for college undergraduate students but they are sometimes difficult to find.
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The public craves information about neuroscience.
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Researching the brain and mind requires a major financial investment on a global scale, and takes place in a wide variety of locations and organizations.
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Seizures occur because of sudden, disorderly discharges of interconnected neurons in the brain that temporarily alter one or more brain functions.
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3D Brain

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