November 17, 2013|
A round-up of recent discoveries in behavior research
Covering the life sciences inside and out
November 13, 2013|
From determining structures to figuring out functions, brain-mapping scientists are applying new technologies to understand the hub of the central nervous system.
October 31, 2013|
Neurons within a person’s brain exhibit striking variations in DNA copy number.
August 28, 2013|
Three-dimensional tissues called “cerebral organoids” can model the earliest stages of brain development.
August 5, 2013|
Scientists have located a type of brain cell that helps people navigate unfamiliar territory.
June 24, 2013|
Memory loss in healthy older adults is on the rise, as are preventive treatments—but there is little evidence that these remedies are effective.
June 20, 2013|
Scientists create BigBrain—an ultrahigh resolution 3–D model of the human think-box.
June 17, 2013|
Investment in brain research should aim at protecting the brains of the future from harmful environmental pollutants.
June 10, 2013|
Controlling computers with the mind and learning motor skills rely on a similar set of brain regions.
June 7, 2013|
Retrospective carbon dating of human hippocampal cells confirms substantial adult neurogenesis and suggests that the process contributes to brain function.