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Brain Science News


Allen Institute for Brain Science’s 2018 year in review

December 20, 2018

A roundup of research highlights and other steps toward understanding the brain in health and disease


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