Tag: brain mapping

October 2015
News

Dispatches from ASHG 2015

by  /  9 October 2015

These short reports from our reporter, Jessica Wright, give you the inside scoop on developments at the 2015 American Society of Human Genetics Annual Meeting.

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September 2015
News / Toolbox

Sweet formula seamlessly crafts see-through brains

by  /  30 September 2015

Using a sugar alcohol found in fruit, researchers have concocted a new chemical cocktail for making brains transparent.

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August 2015
Week of AugustAug
10th
2015
News / Spotted

Spotted: Building brains; classification controversy

by  /  14 August 2015

A 3D printer makes brains out of bio-ink, and researchers debate the number of types of neurons.

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News

Mathematical model of autism bridges brain, behavior

by  /  13 August 2015

A mathematical model of the brain’s circuits shows how neurons stuck in overdrive could produce symptoms of autism. The model may reveal how autism-linked behaviors arise from underlying biology.

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February 2015
Week of FebruaryFeb
23rd
2015
News / Spotted

Spotted: Social cells; brain bulge

by  /  27 February 2015

A cluster of neurons helps monkeys cooperate, and a human gene makes a mouse brain look like a person’s.

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News / Toolbox

Method lights up brain activity in living animals

by  /  18 February 2015

A new microscopy technique creates colorful three-dimensional images of brain activity in awake mice.

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January 2015
News / Toolbox

Synthetic tags light up, destroy neurons in living mice

by  /  7 January 2015

Researchers have repurposed a technique called SNAP-tag labeling to illuminate and manipulate subsets of neurons in mice.

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December 2014
Opinion

Diffusion imaging of human connectome doesn’t hold water

by  /  23 December 2014

The colorful brain maps created with diffusion imaging — a technique that uses the flow of water as a proxy for nerve tracts — are unlikely to represent the brain’s anatomy with accuracy, says a new study.

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November 2014
News

Takeaways from SfN 2014

by  /  20 November 2014

Scientists reflect on the current state of autism research as the 2014 Society for Neuroscience annual meeting in Washington, D.C. comes to a close.

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News

Reactions from SfN 2014

by  /  14 November 2014

Tune in for daily updates and reactions from attendees at the 2014 Society for Neuroscience annual meeting in Washington, D.C.

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