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Newsletter April 2021
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Lab Notes | A podcast from the Allen Institute

Lab Notes | A podcast from the Allen Institute

Hosted by science writer Rachel Tompa and creator Rob Piercy, the Allen Institute’s new podcast, Lab Notes, pulls back the curtain to reveal the human stories behind headline-grabbing scientific studies and breakthroughs. Our latest episode features novelist Yaa Gyasi in conversation with her friend and inspiration for her latest book, neuroscientist Tina Kim.

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#BlackExcellence Video Series

#BlackExcellence Video Series

For Black History Month this year, five Black employees of the Allen Institute shared their stories and inspiration for their work with us in a series of short videos.

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3 immune mysteries of COVID-19 — and 1 big success story

3 immune mysteries of COVID-19 — and 1 big success story

The pandemic has revealed how much we really don’t know about our own immune systems, experts say. We asked researchers from the Allen Institute for Immunology to share the biggest mysteries this novel virus has laid bare.

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How old is this bat? A new DNA-based test can tell.

How old is this bat? A new DNA-based test can tell.

Molecular clock links immunity, cancer suppression to bats’ extraordinarily long lives. The new method could also help conservation efforts, says Allen Distinguished Investigator Steve Horvath, Ph.D.

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Cell Shorts | Building a better model of blindness and eye disease

Cell Shorts | Building a better model of blindness and eye disease

Researchers at the University of Washington, with the help of the Allen Cell Collection, are working on growing human retinal tissue in the lab to better understand macular degeneration, glaucoma and other vision disorders

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These visual neurons catch what we might miss

These visual neurons catch what we might miss

When mice see faint objects approaching head on, certain neurons kick into gear — possibly to warn them, a new study reveals.

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In the News


The Connected Connectome Part 2: Beyond the Fly

Simons Foundation, March 22, 2021

'Providers Don't Even Listen': Barriers To Alzheimer's Care When You're Not White

NPR, March 2, 2021

How Paul Allen's Frontiers Group Is Funding Research on Human Immunity

Inside Philanthropy, February 16, 2021

Hi-Tech Electrical Probes Reveal Visual Information Flow Mirrors Structural Organization

GEN, January 25, 2021

Computational technique recapitulates neuron shapes

Spectrum, January 11, 2021

Method of the Year 2020: spatially resolved transcriptomics

Nature Methods, January 6, 2021

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