The Ever-Transcendent Cell
Deriving physiologic first principles
The recent discovery of super-enhancers may offer new drug targets for a range of diseases.
Scientists create a photosensitive pharmaceutical to target a glutamate receptor.
Circadian neurons in fruit flies form synapses with different, noncircadian brain regions depending on the time of day.
Individual neurons in the dorsomedial striatum integrate responses to sight and touch.
Glial cells consume mitochondria released by neurons in the optic nerve.
Brains in Action
An inspiring lecturer turned Marcus Raichle’s focus from music and history to science. Since then, he has pioneered the use of imaging to study how our brains function.
Takaki Komiyama: Circuit Seeker
Assistant Professor, Neurobiology Section, University of California, San Diego. Age: 35