Ancient DNA in the genomes of modern humans influences a range of physiological traits.
August 1, 2014|
August 2014's selection of notable quotes
July 31, 2014|
Zhihua Zou, formerly of Nobel Laureate Linda Buck’s lab, engaged in research misconduct that resulted in the retraction of two highly cited papers.
July 28, 2014|
Researchers use light-sheet microscopy to map central nervous system activity in zebrafish larvae.
July 21, 2014|
Nutrition scientist Guangwen Tang, who was barred from conducting human studies after an investigation found that she did not comply with ethical regulations, goes to court to save her research.
July 15, 2014|
Officials behind the European brain mapping effort take preliminary steps to tackle concerns voiced about the project.
July 7, 2014|
More than 250 European researchers sign a letter criticizing the European Commission’s $1.6 billion effort to create a computer simulation of the human brain.
July 3, 2014|
A psychedelic compound in hallucinogenic mushrooms triggers brain activity characteristic of dream states.
July 2, 2014|
Nature issues retractions of the stimulus-triggered acquisition of pluripotency papers and pens an editorial on the controversy surrounding their publication.
July 1, 2014|
Indexing of retractions on PubMed is not immediate; some are delayed for years.
July 1, 2014|
Scientists devise a precision-targeted system for training, tracking, and tweaking fruit fly social behavior.