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Turning Back the Brain’s Clock

By | October 15, 2014

The brain’s ability to make new neural connections can be restored in mice by blocking a protein that normally acts as a natural brake on neuroplasticity. 

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An Eye for Detail

By | October 1, 2014

Vision researcher John Dowling has spent a lifetime studying the neural architecture of the retina. He is closing his laboratory after 53 years, opting to extend these studies as a postdoc.

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Capturing Complexes

By | October 1, 2014

Techniques for analyzing RNA-protein interactions

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Contributors

By | October 1, 2014

Meet some of the people featured in the October 2014 issue of The Scientist.

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Eye Spies

By | October 1, 2014

An issue highlighting advances in vision research

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Guiding Light

By | October 1, 2014

Retinal glial cells acting as optical fibers shuttle longer wavelengths of light to individual cones.

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Joeanna Arthur: Charting a Path

By | October 1, 2014

Project Scientist, National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency. Age: 32

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Nuclear Cartography

By | October 1, 2014

Techniques for mapping chromosome conformation

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One Fish, Two Fish

By | October 1, 2014

Despite a lack of vision, a blind cavefish can count. Sort of.

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Retina Recordings

By | October 1, 2014

Scientists adapt an in vivo retina recorder for ex vivo use.

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