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The Allen Institute is dedicated to answering some of the biggest questions in bioscience and accelerating research worldwide. The Institute is a recognized leader in large-scale research with a commitment to an open science model within its research institutes, the Allen Institute for Brain Science, and the Allen Institute for Cell Science. In 2016, the Allen Institute expanded its reach toward the broader landscape of bioscience with the launch of The Paul G. Allen Frontiers Group, which identifies pioneers with new ideas to expand the boundaries of knowledge and make the world better.

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Allen Institute for Brain Science releases new data and visualizations for Allen Brain Observatory

June 21, 2017

Improved algorithms, new biometrics and refreshed data make information about the brain’s response to visual stimuli more accurate


Allen Discovery Center researchers use space-traveling worms to understand regenerative health

June 20, 2017

Researchers led by the Allen Discovery Center at Tufts have used space-traveling worms to gain insights on how gravity and geomagnetic fields can impact anatomy.

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The Paul G. Allen Frontiers Group Names Five Allen Distinguished Investigators

June 15, 2017

Awards totaling $7.5 million given to pioneering researchers on the frontiers of epigenetics, aging and evolution


News from the Allen Institute for Brain Science: May 2017

May 30, 2017

Highlights include: the new Color & Pattern video, a wiring diagram for sleep, turbo-charging neuron tracing, application information for this year's Next Generation Leader program and NeuroFutures 2017.