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Touch stimulates neurogenesis
Jef Akst | Nov 16, 2010
Mice exposed to novel tactile stimuli produced new immature neurons in the spinal cord, suggesting that neurogenesis may play a role in touch and vice versa
Top 7 papers in medicine
Alison McCook | Nov 16, 2010
A snapshot of the most highly ranked articles in medicine, from Faculty of 1000
Unusual cancerous allies
Cristina Luiggi | Nov 16, 2010
A normal enzyme joins forces with its mutant form to result in certain human lymphomas
Fungus follows fertilization path
Jef Akst | Nov 11, 2010
Similar molecular components underlie infection and fertilization in Arabidopsis plants
Bad chemistry
Mary Beth Aberlin | Nov 11, 2010
A new play about the discovery of the DNA double helix probes the contributions and character of Rosalind Franklin.
How fear flows through the mind
Megan Scudellari | Nov 10, 2010
A neuronal circuit in the brain acts like a seesaw to control fear impulses, reveals a surprisingly up-close look at neurons
Top 7 papers in neuroscience
Megan Scudellari | Nov 9, 2010
A snapshot of the highest-ranked articles in neuroscience and related fields, as ranked by F1000
Opinion: Research redesign
Jonathan Yewdell | Nov 9, 2010
We Have Met the Enemy and He is Us: A scientist proposes a redesign of the US biomedical research enterprise
Science and magic
Vanessa Schipani | Nov 5, 2010
Ladies and gentleman, feast your eyes on the first ever book about the neuroscience of illusion
Electricity ups knack for numbers?
Janelle Weaver | Nov 4, 2010
A noninvasive tool that emits weak electrical currents appears to help people during tests related to mathematical ability