brain imaging
Demystifying BOLD fMRI Data
Demystifying BOLD fMRI Data
Tim Vernimmen | Feb 17, 2016
What does blood oxygen level–dependent functional magnetic resonance imaging actually tell us about brain activity? 
Speaking of Science
Speaking of Science
The Scientist Staff | May 1, 2015
May 2015's selection of notable quotes
Through a Spider’s Eyes
Through a Spider’s Eyes
Brittany Taylor | Apr 1, 2015
Deciphering how a jumping spider sees the world and processes visual information may yield insights into long-standing robotics problems.
A Spider's Eye View
A Spider's Eye View
Brittany Taylor | Apr 1, 2015
Cornell researchers probe the brains of jumping spiders to gain insight into the arachnid's visual processing capabilities.
Zooming In
Zooming In
Jef Akst | Jan 20, 2015
To improve the reach of optical microscopy, researchers are enlarging the biological features they wish to view.
Neurons in Action
Neurons in Action
Jef Akst | May 19, 2014
Researchers image the electrical impulses of the C. elegans and zebrafish nervous systems.
Capsule Reviews
Capsule Reviews
Bob Grant | Apr 1, 2014
Cancer Virus, A Window on Eternity, Murderous Minds, and The Extreme Life of the Sea
Linking Neurons to Behaviors
Linking Neurons to Behaviors
Kate Yandell | Mar 27, 2014
Researchers have created a brain-wide map detailing links between sets of activated neurons and behaviors in fruit fly larvae.
An Offensive Playbook
An Offensive Playbook
Mary Beth Aberlin | Feb 1, 2014
Developing nonaddictive drugs to combat pain
Lights, Camera, Action
Lights, Camera, Action
Jessica Wright | Jan 1, 2014
A guide for doing in vivo microscopy on neurons in the mammalian brain