A new literature review finds that even if babies born via Cesarean section have long-term health risks, as a number of past studies purport, it may not be a result of the procedure itself.
August 1, 2014|
August 2014's selection of notable quotes
July 28, 2014|
Researchers use light-sheet microscopy to map central nervous system activity in zebrafish larvae.
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 1, 2014|
Scientists devise a precision-targeted system for training, tracking, and tweaking fruit fly social behavior.
July 1, 2014|
In lieu of a career in punk rock, James Pfaus opted to study the brain signals underlying sexual behavior and then see what happened when he manipulated them.
June 27, 2014|
Exposure to visual stimuli while running restores vision to mice blind in one eye.
June 17, 2014|
Myriad Genetics, the company originally behind tests for the cancer-associated BRCA mutations, is suing another competitor for patent infringement.
June 9, 2014|
An advisory committee for the BRAIN Initiative says that to fully fund the goals of the neuroscience research program, taxpayers should fork over $4.5 billion.