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The Science of Van Gogh

By Hannah Waters | April 5, 2012

The Dutch artist's sunflower paintings have attracted the attention of doctors and geneticists.

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Next Generation: Painless Vaccine Patch

By Megan Scudellari | April 2, 2012

Vaccination via tiny microneedles elicits a powerful immune response in the skin.

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So You Think About Dance?

By Edyta Zielinska | March 30, 2012

Spectators experience some of the same brain impulses as the dancers they're watching.

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A Beautiful Mind

By Megan Scudellari | March 29, 2012

The human brain is an organized, 3D grid composed of elegant, ribbon-like fibers.

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Nervy Production

By Mary Beth Aberlin | March 23, 2012

A new play about the father of modern neuroscience explores the many facets of Santiago Ramón y Cajal's work, personality, and life.

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Behavior Brief

By Megan Scudellari | March 21, 2012

A round-up of recent discoveries in behavior research

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Cerebral Beauty

By Hannah Waters | March 15, 2012

Cap off your celebration of Brain Awareness Week with some artistic applications of neuroscience.

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Eye of the Giant

By Megan Scudellari | March 15, 2012

Soccer ball-sized eyes may help giant squid see distant predators in the deep, dark ocean.

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Next Generation: A Molecular Camera

By Hannah Waters | March 14, 2012

Knocking electrons out of atomic orbit with a laser allows researchers to take femtosecond-scale “movies” of molecules in motion.

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Genome Digest

By Cristina Luiggi | March 7, 2012

Meet the species whose DNA has recently been sequenced.

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