Science Seen | Aboriginal Anatomy
By The Scientist Staff
Researchers use transcranial magnetic stimulation to strengthen neural connections in a tetraplegic patient, enabling him to recover the ability to grasp a cup unaided.
By Alison F. Takemura
Scientists have found the first evidence of these organisms on ancient “hygiene sticks.”
By Tanya Lewis
More than 1.5 million childbearing women could be at risk of infection; pregnancy delays may be insufficient to prevent infection-related birth abnormalities; second study shows low risk of international spread due to Olympics; CDC updates prevention recommendations
Daily News Next Generation: Nanotube Scaffolds Reconnect Spinal Neurons
A 3-D carbon nanotube mesh enables rat spinal tissue sections to reconnect in culture.
Daily News Mapping the Human Connectome
A new map of human cortex combines data from multiple imaging modalities and comprises 180 distinct regions.
News Analysis Will Organs-in-a-Dish Ever Replace Animal Models?
Increasingly sophisticated tissue organoids can model many aspects of disease, but animal studies retain a fundamental role in research, scientists say.
Notebook Your Office Has a Distinct Microbiome
Researchers detail the major factors shaping the microbiomes that surround us while we work.
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