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By Jef Akst | December 15, 2014
The National Institutes of Health shutters its initiative to track the health of 100,000 children through adulthood.
By Tracy Vence | December 8, 2014
Advances in imaging have inundated neuroscientists with massive amounts of information on synaptic connections, among other things. The challenge now is to understand it all.
By Kerry Grens | December 8, 2014
Blocking activity of a kinase in a mouse model protects Golgi in cells and reduces the build-up of amyloid β, a primary component of Alzheimer’s disease.
By Bob Grant | December 4, 2014
As the flying mammals navigate complex environments, they make use of specialized brain cells that cooperate to build a coordinate system that works in three dimensions.
By Kerry Grens | December 3, 2014
About 100 human brains belonging to a university collection thought lost have turned up at another campus.
By Mary Beth Aberlin | December 1, 2014
Understanding animal diseases—for their sake and for ours
By Ruth Williams | December 1, 2014
Scientists make hydrogel coats for individual cells that can be tailored to specific research questions.
By John Archibald | December 1, 2014
In Chapter 7, “Green Evolution, Green Revolution,” author John Archibald describes how endosymbiosis helped color the Earth in a verdant hue.
By Bob Grant | December 1, 2014
Your Atomic Self, Eureka!, A Talent for Friendship, and Undeniable
By Jeffrey M. Perkel | December 1, 2014
Optical techniques for monitoring action potentials
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