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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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The Art of Brain Damage

By Anjan Chatterjee | May 1, 2014

Artist Katherine Sherwood discuss how suffering a cerebral hemorrhage affected her work.

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Fly on a String

By The Scientist Staff | February 1, 2014

Fruit flies are fixed to a silica fiber in this new technique to aid neuroscientists in performing laser surgery prior to neuroimaging.

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Single Neuron-Imaging Bot

By The Scientist Staff | February 1, 2014

New technology probes the functional unit of nervous transmission.

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Cortex Tour

By Kelly Rae Chi | November 1, 2013

Travel through the outer layers of a mouse brain thanks to array tomography and Stanford University's Stephen Smith.

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Lozano on DBS

By Andres Lozano | November 1, 2013

Neurosurgeon Andres Lozano discusses deep-brain stimulation in this TEDx talk.

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Mental Clarity

By Kelly Rae Chi | November 1, 2013

Karl Deisseroth and his team at Stanford University make mouse brains transparent to explore their inner workings.

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Frogcicle

By Megan Scudellari | February 1, 2013

Watch as the astounding wood frog uses cellular cryopreservation tricks to freeze, thaw, and live to croak about it.

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The Mechanical Body

By Cristina Luiggi | July 26, 2012

“The body is a fascinating machine,” says Sandra Shefelbine, a biomechanics expert at Imperial College, London, in this 3-minute educational video by the Wellcome Trust illustrating the principles of muscle movement. “And we don’t understand most of

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