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A Beautiful Mind

By Megan Scudellari | March 29, 2012

The human brain is an organized, 3D grid composed of elegant, ribbon-like fibers.

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McKnight Neuroscientist Dies

By Jef Akst | March 26, 2012

William Luttge, the founding executive director of the McKnight Brain Institute at the University of Florida, passes away.

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Nervy Production

By Mary Beth Aberlin | March 23, 2012

A new play about the father of modern neuroscience explores the many facets of Santiago Ramón y Cajal's work, personality, and life.

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Cerebral Beauty

By Hannah Waters | March 15, 2012

Cap off your celebration of Brain Awareness Week with some artistic applications of neuroscience.

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Contributors

March 1, 2012

Meet some of the people featured in the March 2012 issue of The Scientist.

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Biota Babble

By Edyta Zielinska | March 1, 2012

Editor's choice in immunology

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Child-Proofing Drugs

By Edyta Zielinska | March 1, 2012

When children need medications, getting the dosing and method of administration right is like trying to hit a moving target with an untried weapon.

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Alzheimer's Drugs Harmful?

By Bob Grant | February 20, 2012

The researcher who helped develop an Alzheimer's treatment now in clinical trials warns that the compound may actually impair memory.

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Signs of Neuro-problems?

By Jef Akst | February 17, 2012

The likelihood of developing dementia later in life may be predicted by the speed at which people walk, while grip strength may predict stroke.

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TB Screen Glows Green

By Sabrina Richards | February 13, 2012

Infection by GFP-encoding viruses enables quick, easy detection of tuberculosis in patient samples.

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