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The blood-brain barrier once stopped medication from reaching the brain. Researchers have found their way through.
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Deep brain stimulation, or DBS, takes advantage of electricity to treat brain disorders like Parkinson’s disease.
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His drawings of brain cells helped kick off the field we know today.
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Learn ways that tremor used to prevent a man from certain activities until DBS improved his daily life.
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The blood-brain barrier once stopped medication from reaching the brain. Researchers have found their way through.
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A 29-year-old man with amnesia taught neuroscientists a lot about memory.
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Scientists are developing devices that could restore vision to those who have lost their sight due to injury.
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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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Brain cancer isn’t a single disease.  Cancers arise in many different brain cells and tissues.
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This mini-model lets us watch the birth of new brain cells.
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Use this guide to help your students deign a science fair project about the brain.
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Neuroscientists are developing innovations to study the brain while the body is in motion.
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Neuroscientists are developing new ways to analyze vast amounts of data and promote a culture of sharing and collaboration.
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3D Brain

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