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January 21, 2020

Researchers zeroed in on this particular brain region, known as the retrosplenial cortex (RSC), by analyzing movies—including the clip shown about 32 seconds into this video—that captured in real time what goes on in the brains of mice as they make decisions.

December 5, 2019

NIH Director's Blog: BRAIN-funded scientist, Elizabeth Hillman has pioneered the pairing of a 3D live-imaging microscope with an ultra-fast camera, called Swept Confocally Aligned Planar Excitation (SCAPE) microscopy.

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October 19, 2019

Khara Ramos, who directs the neuroethics program at the NIH’s National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, described the emerging field of neuroethics at the Society for Neuroscience meeting with

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October 18, 2019

Scientists have been developing astounding new tools for exploring neural circuits that underlie brain function throughout the first five years of the NIH’s Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies® (BRAIN) Initiative.

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October 17, 2019

NIH BRAIN Initiative collaboration looking at clinical research considerations

October 8, 2019

The NIH-led Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies® (BRAIN) Initiative is revolutionizing our understanding of how the brain works through its creation of new imaging tools.

September 24, 2019

A University of California, Irvine-led team of scientists has discovered how newly identified neural circuits in the brain’s hippocampal formation play a critical role in object-location learning and memory.

August 26, 2019

A new study from the Allen Institute for Brain Science has written the most detailed “parts list” of the human brain to date.

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July 3, 2019

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May 3, 2019

Did you miss out on the annual BRAIN Initiative Investigators meeting last month? Catch up here!

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November 2, 2018

November 2, 2018
NIH announces new round of awards for cutting-edge brain research

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August 20, 2018

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Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

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July 10, 2018

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BRAIN scientists have identified the part of the brain that controls vocal pitch.

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July 3, 2018

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Massachusetts Institute of Technology

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July 2, 2018

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