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The human brain is the center of the human nervous system and is a highly complex organ. Enclosed in the cranium, it has the same general structure as the brains of other mammals, but is over three times as large as the brain of a typical mammal with an equivalent body size.
“Junk” DNA could provide access to innovative treatments for neurological conditions

“Junk” DNA could provide access to innovative treatments for neurological conditions

Special blood vessels may protect whales from brain damage while swimming

Special blood vessels may protect whales from brain damage while swimming

Common genetic variants associated with beat synchronization identified

Common genetic variants associated with beat synchronization identified

Native 3D structure of the ciliary base witnessed for the first time

Native 3D structure of the ciliary base witnessed for the first time

Researchers reveal key developmental difference between the brains of modern humans and Neandertals

Researchers reveal key developmental difference between the brains of modern humans and Neandertals

DCNNs are insensitive to object configuration

DCNNs are insensitive to object configuration

A new holographic microscope developed to observe neural networks in brain

A new holographic microscope developed to observe neural networks in brain

Novel molecular mechanism of focal adhesion kinase inhibition in HD

Novel molecular mechanism of focal adhesion kinase inhibition in HD

Unique combination of transcription factors trigger cell regeneration in zebrafish

Unique combination of transcription factors trigger cell regeneration in zebrafish

Researchers analyze how clusters of molecules meet inside cells

Researchers analyze how clusters of molecules meet inside cells

Human-specific gene involves in neocortical expansion during evolution

Human-specific gene involves in neocortical expansion during evolution

Characterizing the transcription profile of microglia in a mouse model

Characterizing the transcription profile of microglia in a mouse model

The deep relationship between Tob gene and common mental health conditions

The deep relationship between Tob gene and common mental health conditions

Microbes in the human gut impact neurological and emotional health

Microbes in the human gut impact neurological and emotional health

Spatial transcriptomic data highlights the features of the axolotl brain

Spatial transcriptomic data highlights the features of the axolotl brain

Generalizable strategy to program gene stability of microbial communities

Generalizable strategy to program gene stability of microbial communities

Simple blood test helps identify patients developing neurotoxic side effects

Simple blood test helps identify patients developing neurotoxic side effects

Brain cells with the same birthdate display distinct connectivity

Brain cells with the same birthdate display distinct connectivity

Scientists discover latent stem cells that respond to injury in the central nervous system of mice

Scientists discover latent stem cells that respond to injury in the central nervous system of mice

Novel method maps all gene expression patterns to a single reference embryo

Novel method maps all gene expression patterns to a single reference embryo