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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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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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Preserving Endangered Gametes

By Jef Akst | March 1, 2012

Pierre Comizzoli, a reproductive physiologist at the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute, chats about his efforts to rescue endangered species from extinction using in vitro fertilization as well as novel gamete preservation techniques.


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Kandel on Neuroscience

By Edyta Zielinska | October 1, 2011

Eric Kandel, winner of the 2000 Nobel Prize in Physiology and Medicine for his work on signal transduction in the nervous system, chats about the ever-changing field of neuroscience, funding, his students, and what he hopes science will accomplish.


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