acupuncture
Contributors
Contributors
Kate Yandell | May 1, 2013
Meet some of the people featured in the May 2013 issue of The Scientist.
We're All Connected
We're All Connected
Mary Beth Aberlin | May 1, 2013
A look at some of biology’s communication networks
The Science of Stretch
The Science of Stretch
Helene M. Langevin | May 1, 2013
The study of connective tissue is shedding light on pain and providing new explanations for alternative medicine.
The Science of Acupuncture
The Science of Acupuncture
Helene M. Langevin | Apr 30, 2013
Research is uncovering connective tissue's role in the benefits of the ancient practice.
Pointed Science
Pointed Science
Helene M. Langevin | Apr 30, 2013
University of Vermont neurologist Helene Langevin explains some emerging research attempting to explain the benefits of acupuncture.
Alternative Medicines
Alternative Medicines
The Scientist Staff | Jul 1, 2012
As nonconventional medical treatments become increasingly mainstream, we take a look at the science behind some of the most popular.
Hold That Thought
Mary Beth Aberlin | Sep 1, 2011
In the memory circuits of the aging brain and the signaling pathways of pain, science is trading mystery for mastery.
Puncturing the Myth
Geoffrey Burnstock | Sep 1, 2011
Purinergic signaling, not mystical energy, may explain how acupuncture works.