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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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The Scientist on The Pulse #3

By Kerry Grens | January 28, 2014

Kerry Grens chats about ancient tooth decay, asthma, and fat cells.

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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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Cancer Whisperer

By Megan Scudellari | July 1, 2013

Profile subject Cédric Blanpain describes his work rooting out the role of stem cells in tumors.

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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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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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