cloning, neuroscience, culture
Remote Mind Control
Remote Mind Control
Kelly Rae Chi | Nov 1, 2015
Using chemogenetic tools to spur the brain into action
Heady Stuff
Heady Stuff
Kate Yandell | Nov 1, 2015
New research on how fat influences brain neuronal activity
Appetite, Obesity, and the Brain
Appetite, Obesity, and the Brain
The Scientist Staff | Nov 1, 2015
How the foods that make us fattest are not that different from heroin and cocaine
2015 Life Sciences Salary Survey
2015 Life Sciences Salary Survey
Amanda B. Keener, Karen Zusi | Nov 1, 2015
This year’s survey highlights dramatic regional, sector, and gender variations.
Rewarding Companions
Rewarding Companions
Rina Shaikh-Lesko | Oct 26, 2015
Oxytocin and social contact together modulate endocannabinoid activity in the mouse brain, which could help explain the prosocial effects of marijuana use. 
Electrode-Free Electrophysiology
Electrode-Free Electrophysiology
Kerry Grens | Oct 22, 2015
Optogenetics has evolved beyond its neuron-stimulating capacities to an all-optical approach for both manipulating and recording cells.
Speaking of Neuroscience
Speaking of Neuroscience
Bob Grant | Oct 22, 2015
A selection of notable quotes from the Society for Neuroscience meeting
Sex Differences in TBI
Sex Differences in TBI
Bob Grant | Oct 20, 2015
Researchers are finding that male and female mice may respond to traumatic brain injuries differently.
New Hope for Alzheimer’s Blood Test
New Hope for Alzheimer’s Blood Test
Jef Akst | Oct 19, 2015
Using autoantibodies as biomarkers, researchers could soon identify people at the highest risk of developing neurodegenerative diseases much earlier than existing methods.
Cognitive Neuroscience Lurking in Art
Cognitive Neuroscience Lurking in Art
Kerry Grens | Oct 19, 2015
What can neuroscientists learn from the masters and other artists?