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CRISPR Cas9, or CRISPR for short, is a new technology that one day may let scientists rewrite your body’s blueprints.
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Artificial intelligence is helping neuroscientists understand human vision — which, in turn, can help engineers create better technologies.
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Henrietta Lacks’ long-living cancer cells became an invaluable — and controversial — research tool.
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Optic vesicles grow into an empty pathway where the brain lays wiring that becomes the optic nerve.
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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
Cognitive scientist, Marlene Behrmann, investigates what can be learned about visual perception through injury and disorders.
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Watch this inspiring video to see how much students are capable of in the field of science.
  • TED
From cell metabolism to electrical signaling, the multitasking mineral does it all.
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This protein helps fortify cellular might.
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Douglas Weber, professor at the University of Pittsburgh, explains improvements in neural-digital technologies, including prosthetics and injectable nerve stimulators.
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  • 14 min
Brandon Prestwood, an amputee, shares how a prosthetic arm with a sense of touch changed his life.
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  • 14 min
New neural-digital interfaces could worsen existing healthcare inequalities if developers ignore socioeconomic concerns.
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  • 11 min