In the newest episode of BrainCraft, host Vanessa Hill explores some cool new concepts for glasses that may help blind people see again!
Glia in a mouse brain.
Glia are the rising stars of the neuroscience universe. Once delegated to simply a supporting role for neurons, these cells are now thought to play an important part in early brain development, learning and memory.
Credit: Jonathan Cohen/NIH
Credit: Thomas J. Deerinck (National Center for Microscopy and Imaging Research)
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The Human Connectome Project aims to provide an unparalleled compilation of neural data, an interface to graphically navigate this data and the opportunity to achieve never before realized conclusions about the living human brain.
Credit: MPI for the Biology of Ageing
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