January 16, 2014|
A round-up of recent discoveries in behavior research
January 15, 2014|
The publisher of The Journal of Neuroscience has laid out plans for an open-access, online-only journal for brain research.
January 13, 2014|
A new study purports to show that post-learning caffeine consumption can improve memory, but some scientists are not convinced.
January 10, 2014|
Bacterial genes aid tubeworm settling; pigmentation of ancient reptiles; nascent neurons and vertebrate development; exploring simple synapses; slug-inspired surgical glue
January 9, 2014|
Neuronal precursors are partially dismantled during early development before they find their fate.
January 7, 2014|
Shortly after demonstrating dung beetles’ ability to navigate by the stars, researchers in Sweden provide evidence that the insects can also use the sun to find their way.
January 3, 2014|
Tobacco hornworms release puffs of nicotine that deter some predators.
January 2, 2014|
A new, two-part TV series to be aired on BBC1 includes video of dolphins playing with toxic puffer fish—possibly to get intoxicated.
January 1, 2014|
A famous frog-hopping contest yields data that challenge previous lab estimates of how far a bullfrog can jump.