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SciShots: The 3D network inside a mouse’s brain

July 8, 2022

Scientists are piecing together the puzzle of the brain using light-sheet microscopy

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Lab Notes | Building a consciousness meter with Christof Koch

May 26, 2022

Neuroscientist Christof Koch is leading an effort to build a consciousness meter that could have real-world applications to determine whether coma patients are in a true vegetative state. 

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Mapping the whole human brain: Allen Institute to lead global collaboration

September 22, 2022

NIH BRAIN Initiative to fund primate brain atlases, maps of developing mouse brain, coordination and knowledge sharing, and brain function research

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Look in the labs | Neural Dynamics

September 13, 2022

Scientists are 3D imaging whole mouse brains in high resolution to learn how different brain regions connect and communicate.

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From 300,000 mouse neurons, scientists hope to glean how the brain drives behavior

August 23, 2022

New public dataset captures billions of electrical spikes from brains of animals trained to identify ‘oddball’ photos 

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Where does Alzheimer's begin?

July 29, 2022

Pinpointing the cellular roots of Alzheimer's disease to find new targets for treatments and therapies.

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SciShots: The 3D network inside a mouse’s brain

July 8, 2022

Scientists are piecing together the puzzle of the brain using light-sheet microscopy

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SciShots: A quartet of brain cells

May 20, 2022

Scientists are sifting through the hundreds of thousands of brain cells present in a cubic millimeter of mouse brain

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New research to understand how the brain handles optical illusions and makes predictions

May 9, 2022

3 new projects launch on OpenScope, a shared neuroscience observatory

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Why is the human brain so difficult to understand? We asked 4 neuroscientists.

April 21, 2022

Thoughts, memories, sensations — why are we still in the dark about how they work?

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A day in the (neuroscience) life: OpenScope

March 18, 2022

Scientists on the OpenScope team help share the Allen Institute’s ‘observatory of the mind’ with the larger scientific community

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A day in the (neuroscience) life: Electron microscopy

March 17, 2022

Researchers on the EM team are viewing the brain in unprecedented detail 

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Cell Type Knowledge Explorer

March 17, 2022

Examine multimodal data from thousands of cells across three mammalian species with the Cell Type Knowledge Explorer

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A day in the (neuroscience) life: Human cell types

March 16, 2022

Scientists in this laboratory are exploring the molecular details of human — and other primate — brain cells 

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Science in Sixty | Luke Campagnola

March 16, 2022

When Luke Campagnola isn't investigating the complexities of mammalian brain circuitry, he's spending time with family and practicing parkour.

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A day in the (neuroscience) life: Electrophysiology

March 15, 2022

The researchers in this laboratory spend their days eavesdropping on neurons’ electrical chatter

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A day in the (neuroscience) life: Tissue Processing

March 14, 2022

The researchers in this lab prepare brain tissue for several other teams at the Allen Institute

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SciShots: A sneak peek of a new Alzheimer’s disease project

March 11, 2022

Researchers are in the early stages of investigating the brain cells most vulnerable to this devastating form of dementia 

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How do our neurons connect? New study probes the details of human and mouse synapses

March 10, 2022

‘Multipatch’ technique catalogs more than 1700 connections between neurons in publicly released dataset

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SciShots: Neurons in crisp, clear detail

March 4, 2022

Electron microscopy reveals the stunning 3D shapes of mouse visual neurons

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SciShots: A crown of neurons

February 25, 2022

Brain-wide neuron tracing of cells in the mouse claustrum, a mysterious structure that’s highly connected to the rest of the brain

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