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Allen Institute for Brain Science researchers are working to develop a parts list, or “periodic table,” of cell types in the brain. Image by Benedicte Rossi.

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06/25/2019

Sorting neurons by their shape and activity to understand the elements making up the brain

To understand our brains, scientists need to know their components. This theme underlies a growing effort in neuroscience to define the different building blocks of the brain — its cells.

BY:Allen Institute