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NIH BRAIN Initiative-funded research will lay the groundwork to map entire brains in incredible detail
Scientists find patterns in how disease-related genes switch on in the brain
Zeng was chosen for her contributions to understanding the cells and connections of the brain.
From probing neurons to grabbing microscope slides, cutting-edge equipment is helping neuroscientists advance research faster
Monte Strohl donated his brain to research after his death, hoping to fuel science and help others with neurodegenerative conditions.
Far-ranging neurons, targets for psychedelic drugs, and complex influence on brain activity — new studies yield insight into this tiny, sheet-like...
Technique built off rabies virus lets scientists trace backward flow of neural activity in the mouse brain
Six early-career neuroscientists will help guide research into the complexities of the mammalian brain
3D structures of cells and connections reveal new role for an understudied brain cell
Neuroscientists send live human brain samples on a trip to glean insights into consciousness, therapy for depression and anxiety
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
Neuroscientists at the Allen Institute and the University of North Carolina are working to crack the biology of reward and addiction. Hear about their...
NIH BRAIN Initiative to fund primate brain atlases, maps of developing mouse brain, coordination and knowledge sharing, and brain function research
See how researchers at the Allen Institute are using electron microscopy to map intricate connections between brain cells at ultra-high resolution.
Allen Institute welcomes interns on-site for the first time since 2019 — these are some of their stories
New data explores the cellular landscape of Alzheimer’s disease
Pinpointing the cellular roots of Alzheimer's disease to find new targets for treatments and therapies.
A massive dataset of 1.2M brain cells shines a light on disease’s cellular roots
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