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5 unsolved mysteries about the brain

March 14, 2019

Can we understand our own brains? We have a long way to go, neuroscientists say.

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Scientists are creating virtual simulations of the brain to better understand the real thing

March 11, 2019

The Allen Institute for Brain Science’s experiments generate massive amounts of data. How to make sense of it all? Computational models can help.

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An ancient pathway that relays visual information in the mammalian brain

March 7, 2019

Researchers found that a mysterious part of the brain known as the pulvinar responds to small moving objects, possibly allowing instinctive reactions like capturing prey