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Get to know of some of today’s female neuroscientists and learn more about their life’s work.
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Famed for discovering DNA’s double helix structure, the British scientist also studied the biological basis of consciousness.
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Researchers seek to stop pain in its tracks.
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David Julius and Ardem Patapoutian discuss their research on sensory systems that won them the 2020 Kavli Prize in Neuroscience.
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Geneticists Huda Zoghbi and Adrian Bird discuss their groundbreaking work on the rare neurological disorder Rett syndrome.
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This groundbreaking neurosurgeon used his up-close-and-personal access to the brain to create a functional map of the cortex.
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The Italian physician and neuroscientist devised a revolutionary technique to stain neurons.
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Sherrington’s research settled a contentious debate about the structure of the nervous system.
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Some scholars attribute the author’s unique writing style to her background in neuroscience and psychology research.
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A pioneer in neuroscience, Marian Diamond discovered how experience and environment can shape the brain.
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With just a flash of light, optogenetics helps scientists turn brain cells on and off. Edward Boyden, one of The Brain Prize 2013 winners, explains.
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Meet the neuroscientists behind BrainFacts.org.
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In celebration of Women’s History Month, view the profiles of women scientist that explored their curiosity and pushed the field forward.
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