News tagged with atlas
(Medical Xpress)—Hopes for a cure for many brain diseases may rest on the humble mouse, now that scientists can map the rodents' brains more thoroughly than ever before.
Neuroscience Apr 29, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A mutual curiosity about patterns of growth and development in pig brains has brought two University of Illinois research groups together. Animal scientists Rod Johnson and Ryan Dilger have developed a model of the pig brain ...
Neuroscience Mar 14, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Researchers at Pompeu Fabra University (Spain) have created a high resolution atlas of the heart with 3D images taken from 138 people. The study demonstrates that an average image of an organ along with its ...
Medical research Feb 26, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—Two U.N. agencies have mapped the intersection of health and climate in an age of global warming, showing that there are spikes in meningitis when dust storms hit and outbreaks of dengue fever when hard rains come.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A European team of scientists have built the first atlas of white-matter microstructure in the human brain. The project's final results have the potential to change the face of neuroscience and medicine over the coming decade.
Neuroscience Oct 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Scientists at the Allen Institute for Brain Science reported in the latest issue of the journal Nature that human brains share a consistent genetic blueprint and possess enormous biochemical complexity. The fi ...
Neuroscience Sep 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 1 |
The Allen Institute for Brain Science convened the first ever Allen Brain Atlas Hackathon last week, opening its doors to a diverse group of programmers and informatics experts for a non-stop week of collaboration, learning ...
Neuroscience Jun 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The Allen Institute for Brain Science announced today its latest public data release, enhancing online resources available via the Allen Brain Atlas data portal and expanding its application programming interface (API). ...
Neuroscience Jun 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
University of Georgia researchers have developed a map of the human brain that shows great promise as a new guide to the inner workings of the body's most complex and critical organ.
Neuroscience May 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Scientists at the Allen Institute for Brain Science have identified similarities and differences among regions of the human brain, among the brains of human individuals, and between humans and mice by analyzing the expression ...
Genetics Apr 12, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
The first atlas of the surface of the human brain based upon genetic information has been produced by a national team of scientists, led by researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of ...
Neuroscience Mar 29, 2012 | 5 / 5 (8) | 3 |
Fueled by the hope of finding better treatments, patients like Kenneth Jacques are helping medical science map the entire genetic sequence of a few types of brain tumors.
Cancer Feb 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The Allen Institute for Brain Science announced today the launch of a new brain atlas resource and updates to four existing resources, all publicly available online to accelerate brain research around the globe. The new atlas, ...
Neuroscience Nov 14, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A new global atlas charts prospects for malaria elimination by offering the first full-color, detailed depiction of a disease now declining in many parts of the globe. The "Atlas of Malaria-Eliminating Countries" spotlights ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 17, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
The National Cancer Institute (NCI) has chosen Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis to create an innovative, Internet-accessible database of millions of cancer images.
Cancer Jun 24, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
An atlas is a collection of maps; it is typically a map of Earth or a region of Earth, but there are atlases of the other planets (and their satellites) in the Solar System. Atlases have traditionally been bound into book form, but today many atlases are in multimedia formats. In addition to presenting geographic features and political boundaries, many atlases often feature geopolitical, social, religious and economic statistics.
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