Mapping the insect brain

Kei Ito et al.

An international consortium of neurobiologists called the Insect Brain Name Working Group recently released its magnum opus: a complete atlas of and consensus nomenclature for the structures of the arthropod brain (Neuron 81, 755–765; 2014). The group hopes that this resource will increase efficiency, encourage collaboration and enable comparison of studies among neuroscientists, leading to more meaningful interpretations of results.

Lab Anim. (NY) 43, 109 (2014).
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