June 1, 2015|
Reconstructing the past using ancient DNA
May 29, 2015|
Using optogenetics, researchers excite selected neurons to reinstate a fear memory that had been blocked.
May 27, 2015|
People with a congenital disorder that makes them unable to feel pain have mutations in a histone-modifying gene.
May 21, 2015|
Squid, cuttlefish, and octopuses possess vision machinery in their skin.
May 19, 2015|
They aren't neurons, but in rats, glial cells in the brain called astrocytes (red) play a major role in repetitive motions like chewing and breathing.
May 18, 2015|
Evidence-based medicine advocate David Sackett has passed away at age 80.
May 14, 2015|
The study of mini “brains” in a dish, derived from patient cells, offers a novel approach for autism spectrum disorder research.
May 7, 2015|
Oktay Sinanoglu, best known for his work in physical chemistry and biochemistry, has passed away at age 80.
May 6, 2015|
Alexander Rich, discoverer of Z-DNA, the RNA-DNA double helix, and the structure of collagen, has passed away at age 90.
May 4, 2015|
Cytoskeleton specialist Alan Hall was best known for unpacking the roles of Rho GTPases.