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Brain Science News


News from the Allen Institute for Brain Science: April 2018

April 3, 2018

Highlights include Data Stories, predictive neuron models, brain connectivity mapping, SPLiT sequencing, NeuroFutures 2018 and CNS 2018.


Data Stories | Decoding the brain

March 20, 2018

See how high school student Kathleen Esfahany used data from the Allen Brain Observatory.


Democratizing single-cell analysis

March 15, 2018

Allen Institute & UW Scientists developed a new low-cost technique for profiling gene expression.

Press Release

Diversity of Cortical Neurons Captured in Comprehensive Computer Models

March 1, 2018

Collection of models accurately replicates activity of single cells in the brain