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Neuron cascade may be akin to neutral selection in evolution - Ars Technica


Ars Technica
"I am sorry, but your brain suffers from avalanches" is a diagnosis that should be a thing. The cure should involve a St. Bernard digging neurons out from under piles of neurotransmitters. Unfortunately, everyone's brain suffers from avalanches. Indeed ...

Ben Barres, transgender brain researcher and advocate of diversity ... - Washington Post


Washington Post
Ben Barres, a neurobiologist who made groundbreaking discoveries regarding the structure and function of the brain that may have implications for understanding Alzheimer's disease and other degenerative disorders, and who, as a transgender man, became ...
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Touching: Skin cell to nerve cell communication uncovered - Technology Networks


Technology Networks
For such a widely occurring phenomenon, surprisingly little is known about the mechanism underlying how touch signals are conveyed to the brain,” says lead author Francie Moehring, senior neuroscience graduate student in the laboratory of Cheryl Stucky ...

BrainWeb: Simulated Brain Database

Montreal - Canada

Images of the brain generated by an MRI simulator.

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ABCD: Avian Brain Circuitry Database
Hungary

Searchable database of the regions of a bird's brain.

United States

A primer on the brain for non-scientists including its architecture, geography, structure and functions.

United States

Eclectic collection of thought-provoking, quasi-scientific opinions on brain function.

The Whole Brain Atlas
United States

MRI views of the normal and diseased human brain. Collaboration of MIT and Harvard University.

Animate4.com: Brain
United States

Freely available 3D animations of brain structure and neurons for use in projects, promotions, education and advertising.

Brain-Mind.com
United States

Everything you ever wanted to know about the brain and the mind, but were afraid to ask.

Brain Update
United States

"Science Friday" audio discussion with Martin Citron, Charles Gross, and Evan Snyder on the 1999 discovery that new neurons are continually being added to the brains of adult monkeys, even to parts of the brain responsible for very high-level functioning, and what this might mean for learning, memory and the treatment of neurological diseases. Features related links.

Primate Brain
United States

Digital cytoarchitectural atlas based on high-resolution images of serial sections of primate brains.

Your Amazing Brain
United Kingdom

Explore your brain, take part in real-life experiments, and test yourself with games, illusions, and brain-benders.

Innermost Brain, The
France

Museum exhibit by the Cite des Sciences et de l'Industrie, Paris, featuring the roles of the genome, the body, the brain and personal and collective histories in our mental functioning.