May 1, 2014|
Researchers unravel the biology of beauty and art.
April 1, 2014|
A dramatic loss of copper in key brain regions may be central to Alzheimer’s disease. Could restoring metals in the brain help?
February 1, 2014|
Neuroscientists are automating neural imaging and recording, allowing them to monitor increasingly large swaths of the brain in living, behaving animals.
January 1, 2014|
Weird and wonderful, plant DNA is challenging preconceptions about the evolution of life, including our own species.
December 1, 2013|
The Scientist’s annual competition uncovered a bonanza of interesting technologies that made their way onto the market and into labs this year.
November 1, 2013|
Researchers are piecing together the devilishly complex sets of genetic alterations underlying schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.
October 28, 2013|
Deep-brain stimulation is allowing neurosurgeons to adjust the neural activity in specific brain regions to treat thousands of patients with myriad neurological disorders.
September 1, 2013|
From therapeutics to gene transfer, bacteriophages offer a sustainable and powerful method of controlling microbes.
August 1, 2013|
Cellular “tinkering” is critical for establishing a new engineering discipline that will lead to the next generation of technologies based on life’s building blocks.
April 1, 2013|
Research into how the brain suffers as a result of chemotherapy is revealing potential avenues for ameliorating cognitive decline.