Gizmodo: The Hidden Hack for Super-Speedy Web Browsing

Gizmodo: The Hidden Hack for Super-Speedy Web Browsing. “Chances are you spend a lot of time in a web browser every day—so anything you can do to speed up the way you get around the internet is going to make a significant difference to your productivity levels (and give you extra time to do something more exciting). Yes, even on the best web browsers. Here’s one such hack you might not have tried yet: Mouse gestures.”

Baylor College of Medicine: Largest 3D mouse brain map to help understand what makes brains smarter

Baylor College of Medicine: Largest 3D mouse brain map to help understand what makes brains smarter. “Neuroscientists seeking to understand how the brain processes information along neocortical circuits, and researchers wanting to treat brain disorders where wiring or connections are altered now have a new analytical tool at their fingertips: the largest 3D wiring diagram of the mouse brain containing hundreds of thousands of cells and nearly half a billion connections.”

GeekWire: Chan Zuckerberg Biohub launches open-access database of mouse cells to fuel research

GeekWire: Chan Zuckerberg Biohub launches open-access database of mouse cells to fuel research. “Today the Biohub is launching Tabula Muris, an open-source database that details the biology of the average healthy mouse cell-by-cell, providing a potential gold mine for medical researchers. The database was developed in collaboration with Stanford University and the University of California at San Francisco.”

Allen Institute for Brain Science: Allen Institute for Brain Science Database Release Nearly Doubles Mouse Brain Cell Data

Allen Institute for Brain Science: Allen Institute for Brain Science Database Release Nearly Doubles Mouse Brain Cell Data. “The Allen Institute for Brain Science today announced the release of new data, tools to analyze those data and a new web-based 3D viewer to explore anatomy and connections in the mouse brain, the Allen Brain Explorer. Today’s data release almost doubles the number of mouse cells in the Allen Cell Types Database – raising the number included from just over 1,000 to slightly more than 1,900 cells – as well as adding new neuronal connectivity information to the Allen Mouse Brain Connectivity Atlas and adding more single-cell transcriptomics data from mouse, human and macaque brain cells.”