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These rare human neurons generate electrical signals in two different cellular parts
September 16, 2021
With brain tissue samples donated by surgery patients come detailed descriptions of certain rare types of human cells — including new findings about the neurons’ unique electrical properties
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Celebrate Open Science Week with the Allen Institute and available open datasets
September 13, 2021
Read how we are teaming up with Amazon Web Services to share our data with the world.
Sped-up evolution may have molded the human brain by slowing neuron growth
September 9, 2021
Quickly evolving stretches of DNA unique to humans are important for brain development, a new study finds
Brain scientists unveil wiring diagram containing 200,000 cells and nearly half billion connections in tiny piece of a mouse's brain
July 29, 2021
Detailed map captures 3D shapes of neurons and their synapses in stunning detail and is open to community for neuroscience and machine learning research
In the News
Share methods through visual and digital protocols
July 21, 2021
See how our teams — and others — are developing effective protocols to equip researchers with essential skills and ensure that experiments can be replicated.
Inside the Human Immune System
June 22, 2021
Our immunology researchers developed a new technique, TEA-seq, to capture three types of data simultaneously from thousands of single cells.
Our Impact on Science, and our World
Our knowledge, data and tools have been a catalyst across the world, allowing other scientists to accelerate their research and advance our understanding of human health and disease.
Learn more about our approach to collaborative, open science.