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Neuroscientists combat destructive neurological disorders and mental illnesses including Alzheimer’s disease, drug addiction, and depression through research.
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ALS is sometimes referred to as Lou Gehrig’s disease, named after the legendary baseball player.
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The cost of sustaining vital research on brain diseases may be more than we’re willing to pay, but less than we imagine.
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Every ten years the scientific study of consciousness passes a milestone. A decade ago the milestone was the publication of Chrisof Koch's book "Quest for Consciousness" (2004).
For the star-studded cast who made up two panels at this year’s Kavli Prize award ceremony at the World Science Festival in New York City today...
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Exciting neuroscience research initiatives are being developed all over the world. These efforts will lead to a greater understanding of how the brain functions and how it can become injured or diseased. 

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The Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies (BRAIN) Initiative will enable federal agencies and private-sector partners to develop tools and plans to accelerate discoveries and improve health.
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Beginning on October 1, researchers seeking NIH grants must balance male and female cells and animals in their NIH funded research.
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Three neuroscientists discuss how addiction is a disease of the brain, as well as prospects for improved pharmacological treatments.
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Beyond the Brain, David Brooks' op ed in today's NY Times (June 18), argues that Neuroscience will never explain everything.
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The financial and political torrent now undermining the foundation of scientific research creates a unique calamity for scientists in training, which will have profound and long-lasting consequences for society.
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A new Directive in Europe aims to raise the standard of care for animals used in scientific research across countries.
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On April 2nd 2013 President Obama formally unveiled the Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies (BRAIN) initiative.
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3D Brain

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