News

NIH Logo
May 9, 2022

3 new projects launch on the Allen Institute's OpenScope, a shared neuroscience observatory, supported by the NIH BRAIN Initiative

NIH Logo
April 6, 2022

In the diagnosis of disease, doctors often need to take tissue samples and process them for examination under a microscope. Millions of such biopsies are performed in the U.S. every year. But these pose many challenges. Biopsies may damage healthy tissue.

NIH Logo
March 28, 2022

Addgene, the nonprofit biorepository, now produces and distributes ready-to-use recombinant antibodies.

NIH Logo
August 10, 2021

The NIH-led Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies® (BRAIN) Initiative continues to teach us about the world’s most sophisticated computer: the human brain.

NIH Logo
May 4, 2021

BRAIN Scientists John Maunsell and Tirin Moore are among the newly elected members of the National Academy of Sciences.

March 3, 2021

This webinar is exclusive for SfN members.

Dr. John Ngai, incoming director of the NIH BRAIN Initiative. UC Berkeley, Brittany Hosea-Small
January 25, 2021

John Ngai is the Director of the NIH’s Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies® (BRAIN) Initiative.

NIH Logo
November 30, 2020

A new study by MIT neuroscientists shows how the brain is wired for both by tracking the specific circuits involved and their effect on visually cued actions.

NIH Logo
November 23, 2020

A team led by researchers at Baylor College of Medicine and Rice University has developed artificial intelligence (AI) models that help them better understand the brain computations that underlie thoughts.

NIH Logo
November 19, 2020

The Allen Institute today announced six new Next Generation Leaders, members of a unique neuroscience advisory panel made up of early-career researchers.

Brain image with stimulation
November 19, 2020

The National Institutes of Health will fund more than 175 grants, totaling nearly $500 million, through the NIH’s Brain Research Through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies® (BRAIN) Initiative, part of a large effort among federal and non-federal partners to use knowledge about how th

NIH Logo
October 26, 2020

Emery N. Brown, MD, PhD, will receive the 2020 Swartz Prize for Theoretical and Computational Neuroscience.

NIH Logo
October 5, 2020

Neuroeconomist Daeyeol Lee discusses his new book and the development of artificial intelligence, asking 'Will AI ever surpass human intelligence?'

NIH Logo
October 2, 2020

Anatol Kreitzer presented "Mapping the functional connectivity of the motor thalamus" at the virtual Distinguished Seminar Series on October 1, 2020.

NIH Logo
September 17, 2020

Large scientific projects in genomics and astronomy are influential not because they answer any single question but because they enable investigation of continuously arising new questions from the same data-rich sources.