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These trailblazers strike out into various parts of the brain, laying down axons as they go.
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This short video clip shows fetal cerebral cortex development.
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How does your brain switch from walking to running and everything in between?
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Welcome to the crossroads of the optic nerves.
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As we age, we can see our hair gray and our skin wrinkle. Less obvious are the changes happening in our brains.
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Use electric fish as a way to help students understand genetics and the development of new characteristics in different species. .
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The junction between the cortex and the brainstem highlights the center of our emotions.
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Researchers are developing a first-of-its-kind blood test to identify the biomarkers for pain, which could improve pain treatment.
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Take a closer look at the layers that make a strong core.
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Neuroscientist John Morrison explains what really happens to our brain cells as we age.
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The six layers of cells comprising the cerebral cortex are responsible for some of the most complex functions in the brain.
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Special sensory organs allow fish to detect the slightest vibrations in the water around them.
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The release of the “vampire hormone” lets the body know when it’s time to sleep.
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