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Brain Science News
Data Stories | A tiny brain structure with an outsized role in neurological disorders
February 8, 2019
Neuroscientist Emily Sylwestrak’s studies of the habenula could one day shed light on the biology of addiction. It all began with a chance observation she made sifting through data from the Allen Institute.
The genes that build our brains — and may drive neuropsychiatric diseases
December 17, 2018
Data from 60 human brains reveal how gene activity changes from before we are born to adulthood, pinpoint cells where psychiatric disorders may arise
This human neuron is on a different wavelength than its mouse counterpart
December 5, 2018
Study uncovers subtle differences in how rodents and humans use the same kind of brain cell, could have implications for drug and disease research