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Infographic: The Brain on Psychedelics

By Diana Kwon | September 1, 2017

Understanding how hallucinogenic drugs affect different neural networks could shed light on their therapeutic potential.

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Behavior Circuits Mapped in Whole Fruit Fly Brain

By Anna Azvolinsky | July 13, 2017

Using machine learning, researchers have created extensive maps of the neuronal circuits associated with social and locomotion behaviors in the fruit fly. 

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image: Simplified Magnetogenetics

Simplified Magnetogenetics

By Jef Akst | March 25, 2016

A new technique allows researchers to rapidly and reversibly activate neurons with a magnetically sensitive protein.

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image: Linking Neurons to Behaviors

Linking Neurons to Behaviors

By Kate Yandell | March 27, 2014

Researchers have created a brain-wide map detailing links between sets of activated neurons and behaviors in fruit fly larvae.

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Watching the Brain Remember

By Sabrina Richards | May 16, 2013

For the first time, researchers visualize zebrafish memory retrieval in real time.

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