The use of underperforming computational tools is a major offender in science’s reproducibility crisis—and there’s growing momentum to avoid it.
June 1, 2015|
Reconstructing the past using ancient DNA
May 29, 2015|
Using optogenetics, researchers excite selected neurons to reinstate a fear memory that had been blocked.
May 27, 2015|
People with a congenital disorder that makes them unable to feel pain have mutations in a histone-modifying gene.
May 21, 2015|
Squid, cuttlefish, and octopuses possess vision machinery in their skin.
May 19, 2015|
They aren't neurons, but in rats, glial cells in the brain called astrocytes (red) play a major role in repetitive motions like chewing and breathing.
May 14, 2015|
The study of mini “brains” in a dish, derived from patient cells, offers a novel approach for autism spectrum disorder research.
May 4, 2015|
Researchers use chemicals to manipulate the behavior of mice.
May 3, 2015|
Species die-offs are expected to accelerate as greenhouse gases accumulate, according to a meta-analysis.
May 1, 2015|
The Genealogy of a Gene, On the Move, The Chimp and the River, and Domesticated
April 30, 2015|
A study shows that the hippocampus selects which information to send, and where, during different behaviors.