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Postnatal Zika Infection Causes Brain Damage in Infant Macaques
Jim Daley | Apr 4, 2018
The findings highlight the need for long-term monitoring of children exposed to the virus, say scientists.
Image of the Day: New Neurons
Staff | Mar 28, 2018
Scientists discover a molecular factor that allows them to follow neurons from birth to maturity.
BPA Exposure Alters Behavior and Brain Development in Mice: Study
Jim Daley | Mar 20, 2018
The effects occurred after rodents consumed the chemical in levels 10- or 20-fold below the recommended daily dose for humans.
Researchers Identify Gene Variants Linked to Synesthesia
Catherine Offord | Mar 6, 2018
A whole-genome analysis of people who experience color when they listen to sounds points to a handful of genes involved in neural development.
Are the Brains of Transgender People Different from Those of Cisgender People?
Shawna Williams | Mar 1, 2018
Research into the biological basis of gender identity is in its infancy, but clues are beginning to emerge.
Image of the Day: See You Later!
Staff | Jan 8, 2018
Developmental biologists take a close look at how alligator embryos grow.
Infant Brain Scans May Predict Autism Diagnosis
Jef Akst | Feb 17, 2017
A computer algorithm can identify the brains of autism patients with moderate accuracy based on scans taken at six months and one year of age.
Notable Science Quotes
Staff | Oct 1, 2016
Roger Tsien R.I.P., predatory publishing, and diversity in science
TS Picks: August 9, 2016
Bob Grant | Aug 9, 2016
Gene therapy money-back guarantee; the brain benefits from bilingualism; Q&A with a science watchdog
Different Brains, Similar Wiring
Tanya Lewis | Jul 22, 2016
The brains of primates and mice follow the same exponential rule of connectivity, according to a study.