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Clinical Studies in Your Own Backyard

Map of clinical trials in the U.S. as of Feb. 7, 2013Source:

NIH conducts clinical research studies for many diseases and conditions, including cancer, Alzheimer’s disease, allergy and infectious diseases, and neurological disorders. What’s more, this work is being carried out in every state of the nation, as you can see from this

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The Symphony Inside Your Brain

Ever wonder what is it that makes you, you? Depending on whom you ask, there are a lot of different answers, but these days some of the world’s top neuroscientists might say: “You are your connectome.”

Grid of major pathways in human brain’s left hemisphere. Using diffraction spectrum imaging, which tracks movement of water through

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