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Technique built off rabies virus lets scientists trace backward flow of neural activity in the mouse brain
Neuroscientists are shedding literal light on the mouse claustrum, a tiny part of the brain with an outsized number of connections
Quality control spies a spooky brain
The shape-shifting microglia play a vital role in maintaining brain health
Microglial cells act as the brain’s waste disposal when healthy — can they be manipulated to protect against disease?
New data explores the cellular landscape of Alzheimer’s disease
Scientists are piecing together the puzzle of the brain using light-sheet microscopy
Scientists are using tumor “spheroids” to study glioblastoma, a deadly brain cancer
Scientists are studying the wide range of “normal” within human cells
Biologists are studying the neurons and muscle cells of the ctenophore, a type of sea jelly that is the sister group to all other animals
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