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Cancer Immunotherapist

By Jef Akst | April 1, 2015

Scientist to Watch Yvonne Saenger explains recent advances in using biomarkers to identify cancer patients who might benefit most from immunotherapy.

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As the Brain Ages

By Morten Scheibye-Knudsen | March 1, 2015

See human brains age in week-by-week time lapse images that divulge the existence of tiny strokes that damage white matter.

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Micro Masterpiece

By Jef Akst | January 1, 2015

The artful science of Tom Deerinck, a micrographer who consistently places in Nikon’s Small World competition

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Rat Race

By Molly Sharlach | January 1, 2015

Neuroscientist Anthony Zador explains why he uses rats to understand auditory attention in the brain.

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Clearly a Mouse

By Kerry Grens | December 1, 2014

December 2014's Scientist to Watch, Viviana Gradinaru, helped develop CLARITY, a method for making transparent mice.

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Mind, Powered

By Eric C. Leuthardt | November 1, 2014

Neuroscientist Eric talks about the science and technology behind brain-computer interfaces.

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Rise, Mickey

By Molly Sharlach | November 1, 2014

Scientist to Watch, Takaki Komiyama, discusses his use of chronic two-photon calcium imaging to explore how wakefulness and experience shape odor representations in the mouse olfactory bulb.

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Seizing the Opportunity

By Kerry Grens | November 1, 2014

Ron Blackwell helps neuroscientists map the circuitry of face perception by letting them stimulate his brain with electricity.

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TS Live: Handy Apes

By Bob Grant | September 1, 2014

Studying handedness in chimps may shed light on the mysterious trait in humans.

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Beyond Cat Killing

By Bob Grant | August 1, 2014

Capsule reviewed author Ian Leslie sets up his latest book, Curious, about the human propensity to wonder and learn.

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