acupuncture
The Science of Acupuncture
The Science of Acupuncture
Helene M. Langevin | May 1, 2013
Research is uncovering connective tissue's role in the benefits of the ancient practice.
Pointed Science
Pointed Science
Helene M. Langevin | May 1, 2013
University of Vermont neurologist Helene Langevin explains some emerging research attempting to explain the benefits of 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.
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.