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Discover the animal models that help us learn about different parts of the human brain.
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Basic neuroscience research in animal models is essential to understanding brain function and the thousands of brain diseases and disorders that affect both humans and animals. Treatments for stroke, depression, and drug addiction are just a few examples of developments made by this research. Learn more.

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The common fruit fly helps scientists unravel the genes behind development, behavior, and disease.
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The zebrafish’s regeneration capabilities are a model in the investigation of restoring damage from disease or injury in the retina and spine.
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And other neuroscience news for the week of September 21, 2020.
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And other neuroscience news for the week of August 24, 2020.
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And other neuroscience news for the week of August 10, 2020.
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And other neuroscience news for the week of August 3, 2020.
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Studying honeybees could unlock the mysteries of brain waves.
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And other neuroscience news for the week of July 20, 2020.
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And other neuroscience news for the week of July 13, 2020.
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You and the tiny zebrafish have a lot in common. At least, your brains do.
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The singing zebra finch provides insight into how humans communicate.
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Neuroscientists have relied on the mouse to study brain development and diseases for more than 100 years.
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3D Brain

An interactive brain map that you can rotate in a three-dimensional space.