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From probing neurons to grabbing microscope slides, cutting-edge equipment is helping neuroscientists advance research faster
Far-ranging neurons, targets for psychedelic drugs, and complex influence on brain activity — new studies yield insight into this tiny, sheet-like...
Hongkui's work has transformed our understanding of the brain. Her bold leadership of a large-scale project to define all the different types of cells...
NIH BRAIN Initiative to fund primate brain atlases, maps of developing mouse brain, coordination and knowledge sharing, and brain function research
In a time when millions of people are suddenly working from home — as of this writing, 42 states in the U.S. have enacted state-wide stay-at-home...
Stem cell researcher Evangelos Kiskinis and his colleagues discovered a strange — literal — wrinkle in neurons from ALS patients. Allen Institute...
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A new survey of the activity of nearly 60,000 neurons in the mouse visual system reveals how far we have to go to understand how the brain computes.
Neurobiologist Erich Jarvis, Ph.D., has a simple reason to study the evolution of spoken language: It’s a fundamental tenet of humanity.
The Allen Institute today released its first — and the world’s largest — dataset of electrical brain activity gathered using Neuropixels, a new...
2019 projects will tackle Alzheimer’s disease, motion detection, and how the brain processes contextual information
Researcher Randy Ellis studies computational neuroscience and addiction. Ellis uses the Allen Brain Observatory dataset in his work to find new ways...
If you ask Christof Koch, Ph.D., Chief Scientist and President of the Allen Institute for Brain Science, how close we are to understanding our own...
The Allen Institute today announced the appointment of three new members to its Board of Directors: Margaret Anderson, Managing Director with Deloitte...
Emily Sylwestrak, Ph.D., has a hard time putting her finger on the exact moment her interest in science began. It’s always been there, for as long...
One of the most complicated parts of your body — your brain — takes decades to come into its own. Human brain development begins before we are...
Cells that have been engineered to pinpoint specific parts with glowing molecular labels, part of the Allen Cell Collection.
Researchers at the Allen Institute have uncovered subtle but intriguing differences between a mouse and human neuron of the same kind. The differences...
Given the vast array of tasks our brains and the rest of our nervous systems accomplish day in and day out — from movement to sensation to plain old...
A new international collaboration between the Allen Institute for Brain Science, a division of the Allen Institute, and Southeast University in...
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