brain development
Notable Science Quotes
Notable Science Quotes
The Scientist Staff | Oct 1, 2016
Roger Tsien R.I.P., predatory publishing, and diversity in science
TS Picks: August 9, 2016
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
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.
Is Bilingualism Good for Kids?
Is Bilingualism Good for Kids?
Elizabeth Fiedler | Jul 1, 2016
New research suggests that raising kids in a dual-language environment might be better for their verbal development than previously realized.
 
Zika Causes Microcephaly in Mice
Zika Causes Microcephaly in Mice
Tanya Lewis | May 11, 2016
Three studies show that the virus can cause birth defects in mouse embryos.
Mini Brains Model Zika Infection
Mini Brains Model Zika Infection
Tanya Lewis | Apr 22, 2016
Researchers create cerebral organoids in 3-D–printed bioreactors that can be used to model Zika infection.
Christie Fowler: Addicted to Research
Christie Fowler: Addicted to Research
Kerry Grens | Jan 1, 2016
Assistant Professor, Department of Neurobiology and Behavior University of California, Irvine. Age: 39
Sex on the Brain
Sex on the Brain
Margaret M. McCarthy | Oct 1, 2015
Masculinization of the developing rodent brain leads to significant structural differences between the two sexes.
Contributors
Contributors
Amanda B. Keener | Oct 1, 2015
Meet some of the people featured in the October 2015 issue of The Scientist.
Speaking of Science
Speaking of Science
The Scientist Staff | Oct 1, 2015
October 2015's selection of notable quotes