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Discover the animal models that help us learn about different parts of the human brain.
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Basic neuroscience research in animal models is essential to understanding brain function and the thousands of brain diseases and disorders that affect both humans and animals. Treatments for stroke, depression, and drug addiction are just a few examples of developments made by this research. Learn more.

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Diminished levels of the protein cause a common side effect of Parkinson's treatment.
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The technique makes it possible to identify each of the worm’s 302 neurons based on its location and color marker.
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How neuroscientists elucidated the neural underpinnings that link learning and reward.
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And other neuroscience news in September 2021.
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The brain stores memories by changing how neurons talk to each other.
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And other neuroscience news in August 2021.
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A new study in mice shows chronic stress reprograms gene expression in sperm.
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And other neuroscience news in April 2021.
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And other neuroscience news in March 2021.
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After evolution silenced some of its genes, the Mexican cavefish lost its eyeballs.
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Elon Musk claims his new brain-recording device can one day solve a slew of brain ailments — are his claims true?
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Sleep twitches tune and refine circuits in the developing brain.
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3D Brain

An interactive brain map that you can rotate in a three-dimensional space.