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News from the Allen Institute for Brain Science: July 2017
July 27, 2017
Highlights include a new Data Stories video, learning about neurons deep in the brain, new data and visualizations for the Allen Brain Observatory, a recap of NeuroFutures and a save-the-date for Showcase 2017.
Data Stories | Visualizing the human brain
July 10, 2017
Computational biologist Ahmed Mahfouz, Ph.D., used data exclusively from the Allen Brain Atlas for his dissertation and to explore a signature of autism risk genes. He and his colleagues at Delft University of Technology and Leiden University Medical Center in the Netherlands also developed the open-source data visualization tool BrainScope, which was built on our publicly available human brain data.
Getting deep into the brain
June 29, 2017
What happens when we need to learn about cells deeper in the brain—ones we cannot see right on the surface?
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