Antibiotic tolerance, developmental biology, neuroscience
Eyes: a Window to the Diagnosis
Sabrina Richards | Sep 6, 2012
Researchers use characteristic differences in eye movements to identify patients with deficits in neurological function.
Contributors
The Scientist Staff | Sep 1, 2012
Meet some of the people featured in the September 2012 issue of The Scientist.
Capsule Reviews
Annie Gottlieb | Sep 1, 2012
Wired for Story, Dreamland, Homo Mysterious, and Vagina
Finding Injury
Hayley Dunning | Sep 1, 2012
The brain’s phagocytes follow an ATP bread trail laid down by calcium waves to the site of damage.
Pleasant to the Touch
Sabrina Richards | Sep 1, 2012
Scientists hope an understanding of nerve fibers responsive only to gentle touch will give insight into the role the sense plays in social bonding.
A Nose for Touch
Kenneth C. Catania | Sep 1, 2012
The remarkable ability of the star-nosed mole to interpret its surroundings through touch is yielding clues about mammalian sensory processing in general.
A Story Biological
John Coates | Sep 1, 2012
Using scientific information as narrative can be a powerful way to communicate.
Learning During Sleep
Ed Yong | Aug 26, 2012
Information picked up while we slumber can stay with us when we awake, even if we aren’t aware of it.
Neuroscientist Falsifies Data?
Jef Akst | Aug 9, 2012
An investigation of a well-known Dutch brain researcher finds evidence that she misrepresented data in 15 papers, but she is refuting the findings.
Boosting Antipsychotic Drugs
Ed Yong | Aug 5, 2012
Chemicals that change the way DNA is packaged could improve the effects of current antipsychotics.