Tag: neural networks

August 2018
Rhesus macaque making a funny face.
News / Toolbox

Three distinct brain systems underlie monkey social skills

by  /  10 August 2018

A new map shows three brain networks that govern social communication in rhesus macaques.

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July 2018
Two doctors look at a brain scan with a "fingerprint" pattern over the grey matter area.
Opinion / Viewpoint

Unique brain ‘fingerprints’ may narrow search for autism subtypes

by ,  /  10 July 2018

Grouping people with autism based on their unique brain-activity ‘fingerprints’ may help to identify subtypes of the condition.

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May 2018
Visualization of networks of individual neurons in the brain.
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New map reveals web of connections from single neurons

by  /  18 May 2018

A new map reveals the routes of individual neurons in visual regions of the mouse brain.

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February 2018
slice of mouse brain showing neuron connection
News / Toolbox

Interactive mouse brain atlas helps researchers share data

by  /  9 February 2018

An online software suite charts individual neurons and their connections across the mouse brain.

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November 2017
Capitol building with reflections Washingtom DC, USA
News

Takeaways from SfN 2017

by  /  16 November 2017

After five days and more than 13,000 abstracts, the Society for Neuroscience annual meeting in Washington, D.C., has drawn to a close.

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human brain illustration
Features / Multimedia

Technology from ‘Harry Potter’ movies brings magic of brain into focus

by  /  15 November 2017

The same techniques that generate images of smoke, clouds and fantastic beasts in movies can render neurons and brain structures in fine-grained detail.

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Abnormalities in proteins at synapses are implicated in autism.
News

Billions of neuronal junctions make up new ‘synaptome’ map

by  /  15 November 2017

Researchers have charted billions of synapses in the mouse brain and sorted them by type.

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October 2017
This digital map reveals three neuron populations (shown separately and overlaid) in the mouse brain.
News / Toolbox

Maps chart inhibitory neurons across mouse brain

by  /  27 October 2017

The numbers and types of neurons that dampen brain signals vary by brain region and sex.

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Week of OctoberOct
23rd
2017
News / Spotted

Wi-Fi flap; obsessive-compulsive link; brain catalog and more

by  /  27 October 2017

Two researchers balk at talk that Wi-Fi and autism are linked, changes in an autism risk gene are tied to obsessive-compulsive traits in three species, and scientists plan to conduct a census of all of the brain’s cell types.

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September 2017
Individual differences in brain structure parallel variations in brain activation when people move their tongue or feet.
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Lengthy scans yield detailed maps of individual brains

by  /  8 September 2017

A new database contains high-fidelity brain maps of 10 typical adults.

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