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Nature Cell Biology - It’s time to incorporate diversity into our basic science and disease models. Leaders in cell biology share their perspectives...
GeekWire - Seattle’s Allen Institute has launched a new division called The Allen Institute for Neural Dynamics
NPR - An international consortium involving hundreds of scientists has unveiled highly detailed maps of the brain area that controls movement.
Nature - Documenting experimental methods ensures reproducibility and accountability, and there are innovative ways to disseminate and update them.
The Wall Street Journal - Scientists funded by Microsoft Corp. co-founder Paul Allen unveiled a $55 million computerized atlas of the human brain...
NPR - Three research institutions in Seattle have joined forces to study how Alzheimer's disease takes root in the brain.
Smithsonian Magazine - Neuroscientists have been using the tool since 2017 to pinpoint where exactly their data are coming from
Nature - In the first of two articles about laboratory closures triggered by COVID-19, scientists affected by the shutdowns outline the tools they are...
AP News - Though Genette Hofmann is still using her brain, last month she donated a bit of it — to science.
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