September 1, 2013|
September 2013's selection of notable quotes
August 29, 2013|
Two new species of closely related electric fishes discovered in the Amazon produce very different electrical signals: one AC, the other DC.
August 28, 2013|
Three-dimensional tissues called “cerebral organoids” can model the earliest stages of brain development.
August 27, 2013|
Neuroscientist and pediatric neurologist Peter Huttenlocher, who discovered that synapse growth peaks in early childhood, has passed away at age 82.
August 23, 2013|
The avian influenza virus H7N7, a cousin to H7N9, has been found in Chinese live poultry markets.
August 19, 2013|
An fMRI study shows speculations that people are “left-brained” versus “right-brained” are not backed by evidence.
August 12, 2013|
Researchers develop a new “molecular biocontainment” strategy for safely studying deadly flu viruses.
August 9, 2013|
Flu researchers propose H7N9 studies; NIH makes deal to share HeLa genome; herbal “remedies” can cause cancer; scientists record grid cell activity in humans
August 5, 2013|
Scientists have located a type of brain cell that helps people navigate unfamiliar territory.
August 1, 2013|
New oligodendrocytes in the adult mouse brain appear to remodel existing myelin sheaths, which may fine-tune the speed of nerve impulses.