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Dr. John Ngai, incoming director of the NIH BRAIN Initiative.
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January 29, 2020

National Institutes of Health Director Francis S. Collins, M.D., Ph.D., announced today the selection of John J. Ngai, Ph.D., as director of the NIH’s Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies (BRAIN) Initiative. Dr. Ngai is expected to join NIH in March.

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July 27, 2020

NYU Langone Researchers Identify ‘On–Off Switch’ Nerve Cells for Male Mating & Aggression in the Amygdala

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July 27, 2020

Drastically reducing the power and computation needed to identify our intentions, researchers open up a future of advanced therapies and machines enabled by our thoughts.

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July 27, 2020

The MIT professor takes a mathematical approach to exploring memory, navigation, and other neural functions.

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July 22, 2020

New analysis could help uncover potential drug targets for attention deficits and sensory hypersensitivity.

July 2, 2020

A study by neurobiologists at Harvard Medical School now provides new insights into the mystery of scent.

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June 30, 2020

Low-cost, open-source imaging technology for bringing brain activity to light.

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June 29, 2020

Method could shed light on nitric oxide’s role in the neural, circulatory, and immune systems.

June 26, 2020

New molecule for imaging calcium in neurons reduces crosstalk from neighboring neurons

Anatomy of retinal layers as described by Ramón y Cajal, Spanish neuroscientist pioneer in the investigation of the structure of the nervous system.
June 23, 2020

BRAIN investigators test drive tools on the eye to understand neural cell types, circuitry

June 23, 2020

BU neuroscientists examine the way brain regions function independently and collectively

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June 23, 2020
BRAIN investigators test drive tools on the eye to understand neural cell types, circuitry
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June 19, 2020

Children with autism are more likely than typical children to have had problems falling asleep as infants, according to a new study1.

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June 18, 2020

ELAST technology (Entangled Link-Augmented Stretchable Tissue-hydrogel) is a chemical process that makes tissue samples very thin, very stretchy, compressible, and borderline

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June 18, 2020

The Foundation for the National Institutes of Health (FNIH) has named Aviv Regev, Ph.D., winner of the 2020 Lurie Prize in Biomedical Sciences for laying the groundwork for the field of single-cell genomics and spearheading leading-edge technologies that enable a sharper perspective on human cell

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June 18, 2020

In experiments in mice, NYU Grossman School of Medicine researchers have for the first time created an electrical signature that is perceived as an odor in the brain’s smell-processing center, the olfactory bulb, even though the odor does not exist

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June 11, 2020

For a nematode worm, a big lawn of the bacteria that it eats is a great place for it to disperse its eggs so that each hatchling can emerge into a nutritive environment. That’s why when a worm speedily roams about a food patch it methodically lays its eggs as it goes.

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June 11, 2020

For a nematode worm, a big lawn of the bacteria that it eats is a great place for it to disperse its eggs so that each hatchling can emerge into a nutritive environment. That’s why when a worm speedily roams about a food patch it methodically lays its eggs as it goes.

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June 10, 2020

Understanding the source and network of signals as the brain functions is a central goal of brain research. Now, Carnegie Mellon engineers have created a system for high-density EEG imaging of the origin and path of normal and abnormal brain signals.