bioluminescence, neuroscience, disease & medicine
Breast Milk Programs Memory Skills
Breast Milk Programs Memory Skills
Ed Yong | Dec 1, 2013
Mouse mothers can improve their pups’ memories by altering levels of immune chemicals in their milk.
Herring Impaired
Herring Impaired
Kate Yandell | Dec 1, 2013
Changing ion channel densities allows fish to tune their hearing to male reproductive calls during breeding periods. 
Top 10 Innovations 2013
Top 10 Innovations 2013
The Scientist Staff | Dec 1, 2013
The Scientist’s annual competition uncovered a bonanza of interesting technologies that made their way onto the market and into labs this year.
Behavior Brief
Behavior Brief
Tracy Vence | Nov 17, 2013
A round-up of recent discoveries in behavior research
Mental Map
Mental Map
Abdul-Kareem Ahmed | Nov 13, 2013
From determining structures to figuring out functions, brain-mapping scientists are applying new technologies to understand the hub of the central nervous system.
The Epigenetics of Drug Abuse
The Epigenetics of Drug Abuse
Jef Akst | Nov 11, 2013
At the Society for Neuroscience conference, researchers present results linking the epigenome to heroin and cocaine addiction.
Monkey-Machine Interface
Monkey-Machine Interface
Abby Olena | Nov 11, 2013
Researchers have shown that rhesus monkeys can control the movements of two virtual avatar arms simultaneously.
Cortex Tour
Cortex Tour
Kelly Rae Chi | Nov 1, 2013
Travel through the outer layers of a mouse brain thanks to array tomography and Stanford University's Stephen Smith.
Lozano on DBS
Lozano on DBS
Andres Lozano | Nov 1, 2013
Neurosurgeon Andres Lozano discusses deep-brain stimulation in this TEDx talk.
Mental Clarity
Mental Clarity
Kelly Rae Chi | Nov 1, 2013
Karl Deisseroth and his team at Stanford University make mouse brains transparent to explore their inner workings.