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Welcome to the crossroads of the optic nerves.
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Neuroscientists combat destructive neurological disorders and mental illnesses including Alzheimer’s disease, drug addiction, and depression through research.
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Even great visions require support.
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Neurons help speed up (and stop) signals to create perfect harmony.
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Disrupting circadian rhythms is linked to mood disorders, and chronic illnesses. Neuroscientists are teasing apart how.
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The hippocampus is responsible for everything you remember, from this morning’s breakfast to your first kiss.
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Taking a closer look at a zebrafish’s entire visual system.
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Two Nobel-winning scientists explain how your brain gets you from Point A to Point B.
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When you can’t see, sometimes you need a bit of electricity.
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Did you know an octopus has more than one neural network?
  • Knowing Neurons
What can the flick of a rat’s tail tell us about opioid addiction? More than you might think.
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The developing brain needs a constant source of new cells as it builds the circuits that will control behavior.
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