Brain guides body much sooner than previously believed | Tufts Now

The brain plays an active and essential role much earlier than previously thought, according to new research from Tufts University scientists which shows that long before movement or other behaviors occur, the brain of an embryonic frog influences muscle and nerve development and protects the embryo from agents that cause developmental defects.

Announcing the Allen Cell Explorer

With the launch of the Allen Cell Explorer, scientists around the world will gain an unprecedented view into the organizational diversity of human stem cells, ultimately enabling them to better understand what makes human cells healthy and what goes wrong in disease._ Allen Institute