Focus on the neuroscience toolbox

The pace of technological development in neuroscience is accelerating, providing researchers with powerful new tools to drive their experiments and ask new questions. Keeping up with this wave of new technology can be challenging, and decisions about which tools to use and how best to use them can be difficult. Nature Neuroscience presents a special focus issue on the neuroscience toolbox highlighting recent technological advances, approaches and collaborative initiatives that are enabling new avenues of research.