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Caught on Camera

Caught on Camera

Selected Images of the Day from

The Scientist Staff
Oct 1, 2019

MIND ALTERING: A study in rats found that tiny doses of the psychedelic drug DMT (above) may alleviate anxiety and depression, but there could be downsides, such as neuronal atrophy or weight gain. Posted: March 11, 2019
Lindsay Cameron and Lee Dunlap

CLUSTERED MEMORIES: The signaling protein Fyn, captured here using super-resolution microscopy in a mouse hippocampal neuron, may be driven to clump by the mutant tau proteins that are characteristic of Alzheimer's disease. Posted: August 5, 2019
eunier Lab/University of Queensland

SMELL CIRCUITS: A section sliced from a mouse piriform cortex, a key brain region for smell processing. Posted: July 24, 2019

SMARTPHONE-CONTROLLED BRAINS: A device (illustrated here, implanted into a mouse's brain) can target specific neurons with drugs and stimulating light over long periods. Posted: August 7, 2019
Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology

SUPER SPEEDY MICROSCOPY: The Scanned Line Angular Projection (SLAP) microscope system enables scientists to record neural activity patterns in the mouse visual cortex, millisecond-by-millisecond. Posted: July 24, 2019
HHMI Janelia Research Campus