cell and molecular biology, neuroscience, culture
Octophilosophy
Katherine Bagley | Sep 1, 2011
When it comes to studying cephalopod brains and behavior, it helps to have a philosopher around.
The 2011 Labby Multimedia Awards
Jessica P. Johnson | Sep 1, 2011
Introducing the winners of our second annual "Labbies" awards
Showcase Your Science
Jessica P. Johnson | Sep 1, 2011
Tips for creating a science video or website.
Puncturing the Myth
Geoffrey Burnstock | Sep 1, 2011
Purinergic signaling, not mystical energy, may explain how acupuncture works.
Adapting to Climate Change
Jef Akst | Sep 1, 2011
Indigenous populations are especially vulnerable to the effects of global climate change. A new research project aims to help them adapt.
Capsule Reviews
Bob Grant | Sep 1, 2011
Art + Science Now, Signs of Life, Perceptions of Promise, Green Light
What Price Kindness?
Oren Harman | Sep 1, 2011
Exposing the life and work of a visionary and troubled scientist opens a window onto the evolution of altruism.
Hold That Thought
Mary Beth Aberlin | Sep 1, 2011
In the memory circuits of the aging brain and the signaling pathways of pain, science is trading mystery for mastery.
Blood’s Role in the Aging Brain
Edyta Zielinska | Aug 31, 2011
A blood protein involved in allergy contributes to the decline in brain function and memory in aging mice.
The Happiness of English
Jef Akst | Aug 31, 2011
There are more positive words than negative ones in the written English language.