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Neuroscientists pursuing sharper images of neurons developed a game-changing imaging technique.
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Every year there are awards of all kinds that honor the work of neuroscientists. What do prizes mean for the winners, the field, and us?
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Researchers seek to stop pain in its tracks.
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With just a flash of light, optogenetics helps scientists turn brain cells on and off. Edward Boyden, one of The Brain Prize 2013 winners, explains.
  • The Brain Prize
Jazz musician Pat Metheny and neuroscientist Charles Limb find a common note in the keys of improv.
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Do you think you want a career in neuroscience? You don’t have to wait until college to start your exploration of this exciting scientific field.
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Two Nobel-winning scientists explain how your brain gets you from Point A to Point B.
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A team of scientists is seeking answers to a fundamental understanding of how and when neurons utilize the nutrients that give them energy.
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A neuroscientist reveals the surprising — and far-reaching — effects of marijuana on the developing brain.
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How can a fruit fly teach us about our senses? Watch this video and see how scientists use fruit flies to learn more about our sense of smell.
  • Beckman Institute
An interview with Sten Grillner, current president of the Federation of European Neuroscience Societies (FENS).
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Alan Guttmacher is the director of the Eunice Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development.
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