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NSF-funded researchers describe their cutting-edge brain research

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Partha Mitra is contributing to the construction of the first 3-D map of the mouse brain.

Partha Mitra of Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory is using multidisciplinary techniques to help identify the most important features of networks in the mouse brain that warrant particular study in order to help researchers triage time-consuming, distracting studies of unessential details.

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Partha Mitra tells why and how he is helping to map the mouse brain.

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Clifton Ragsdale reveals why octopuses are such successful predators.

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Melina Hale explains how her research on zebrafish is helping to advance brain research.

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Walter Wilczynski describes how the responses of non-mammals to communication signals during mating competitions may impact future behavior.

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Hans Hofmann discusses how he is helping to identify the influences of environment and genetics on the brains and behavior of cichlid fish.

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