In the Lab

Collage of scientists prepping and looking at slides
When the Calgary Brain Bank receives a donation, neuroscientist Jeffrey Joseph meticulously divvies up tissue samples for researchers to study.
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In this two-part lesson by the American Association for the Advancement of Science, students learn the advantages, disadvantages, and potential of diagnostic imaging technologies in brain research.
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A video shows how scientists are making a blueprint of the brain to develop adaptive robots.
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This Web resource highlights the valuable role that animals play in biomedical research. The anatomy of the reward pathways in the human brain and the rat brain are compared to emphasize their similarities.
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Learn about the brain through articles, maps, activities, and more, with this resource for teachers and students.
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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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An interview with Pierre J. Magistretti, secretary-general of the International Brain Research Organization (IBRO) and a past president of the Federation of European Neuroscience Societies (FENS).
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An unexpected finding decades ago has helped create one of the first success stories for gene therapy and hope for vision restoration in people.
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Many awards honor the work of researchers and physician scientists studying the brain. Here’s a look at just a few of the big prizes in neuroscience.

3D Brain

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