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News from the Allen Institute for Brain Science: June 2018

June 21, 2018

Highlights include new data and tools, a Brain Observatory Data Stories video, human brain tissue viability, brain cells that drive schizophrenia, and more.

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Allen Institute for Brain Science Database Release Nearly Doubles Mouse Brain Cell Data

June 21, 2018

Includes debut of the Allen Brain Explorer, a new web-based 3D visualization of the brain


Data Stories | Untuned but not irrelevant

June 19, 2018

See how University of Colorado School of Medicine researcher Joel Zylberberg used data from our Allen Brain Observatory to test his hypothesis about the visual system’s “untuned neurons.”