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Brain's Inner Workings Revealed In Two New Nature Papers
2014-04-03 05:08:55

On the one-year anniversary of the formation of the BRAIN Initiative, researchers announced the publication of two new scientific papers: one detailing the creation of a high-resolution blueprint of a prenatal human mind, and another showing the wiring of a mouse brain.

2014-04-02 12:32:43

Landmark publication comes on the heels of completion of the Allen Mouse Brain Connectivity Atlas in March 2014 SEATTLE, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Researchers from the Allen Institute

2014-04-01 15:02:36

The very earliest signs of a debilitating neurodegenerative disorder, in which physical symptoms are not apparent until the fifth decade of life, are detectable in individuals as young as 30 years old using a new, sophisticated type of neuroimaging.

Research Reveals White Matter 'Scaffold' Of Human Brain
2014-02-11 16:53:41

USC researchers create first map of core white matter connections; find not all brain connections are equally important

Male Female Brains Complimentary
2013-12-03 08:37:48

Men and women have ‘strikingly’ complimentary differences in their neural wiring that may explain some of the behavioral differences between the sexes.

2013-11-05 10:51:33

A paper published in a special edition of the journal Science proposes a novel understanding of brain architecture using a network representation of connections within the primate cortex.

3-D Roadmap Of The Human Brain
2013-06-21 06:05:12

Researchers in Germany and Canada have created a spectacular 3-D digital reconstruction of a complete human brain that reveals unprecedented detail.

Shortcut Map Could Simplify The Hunt For Disease-Causing Genes
2013-03-19 11:01:44

Certain diseases are caused by single gene mutations, and with current techniques for identifying the disease-causing gene producing hundreds of potential gene candidates, it is difficult for scientists to pinpoint the single causative gene.

2012-10-24 23:42:22

A team of neuroscientists have proposed a new and potentially revolutionary way of determining the neuronal connectivity (the "connectome") of the whole brain of the mouse.


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  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
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