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Brain Massage

By Jef Akst | November 1, 2014

Researchers may be able to improve memory by discharging magnetic pulses on the skull to alter the neural activity at and beneath the brain’s surface.

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Uncommonly Rare

By Kerry Grens | November 1, 2014

How one of the rarest neurodegenerative diseases could lend insight into ubiquitous neuroprotective processes

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One Fish, Two Fish

By Kerry Grens | October 1, 2014

Despite a lack of vision, a blind cavefish can count. Sort of.

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Filling In the Notes

By Kerry Grens | September 1, 2014

Why the brain produces musical hallucinations

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The Crowd Takes On the Computer

By Kerry Grens | May 1, 2014

Gangs of nonexperts are outperforming science’s best efforts at automating biological problem solving.

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The Youngest Victims

By Rina Shaikh-Lesko | May 1, 2014

Linking single-gene defects to inflammatory bowel disease in young children may help all sufferers of the illness.

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Getting Down to Business

By Kerry Grens | April 1, 2014

Is there a genetic component to entrepreneurial success?

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Bad Blood

By Kerry Grens | November 1, 2013

A rare bleeding disorder leads scientists to uncover an unusual blood component that might be common to us all.

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The Ultimate Wingman

By Tracy Vence | November 1, 2013

Differential gene expression between dominant and subordinate male turkeys could help evolutionary biologists deconstruct the roots of sexual dimorphism.

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N=Me

By Kerry Grens | August 1, 2013

Science gets personal as researchers—professional and amateur—plumb the depths of their own molecular biology.

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