cloning, neuroscience, culture
Opinion: Brain Scans in the Courtroom
Opinion: Brain Scans in the Courtroom
Andreas Kuersten | Nov 23, 2015
Advances in neuroimaging have improved our understanding of the brain, but the resulting data do little to help judges and juries determine criminal culpability.
How Gastric Bypass Can Kill Sugar Cravings
How Gastric Bypass Can Kill Sugar Cravings
Ruth Williams | Nov 19, 2015
A type of bariatric surgery eliminates gut-to-brain signals that trigger sugar highs, a mouse study shows.  
Brain Fold Tied to Hallucinations
Brain Fold Tied to Hallucinations
Kerry Grens | Nov 19, 2015
A shorter crease in the medial prefrontal cortex is linked with a higher risk of schizophrenics experiencing hallucinations.
Following the Funding
Following the Funding
Jef Akst | Nov 4, 2015
Researchers use network theory to estimate the importance of relationships among researchers and institutions in attracting grant money.
Heady Stuff
Heady Stuff
Kate Yandell | Nov 1, 2015
New research on how fat influences brain neuronal activity
Remote Mind Control
Remote Mind Control
Kelly Rae Chi | Nov 1, 2015
Using chemogenetic tools to spur the brain into action
Capsule Reviews
Capsule Reviews
Bob Grant | Nov 1, 2015
The Psychology of Overeating, The Hidden Half of Nature, The Death of Cancer, and The Secret of Our Success
Embracing the Unknown
Embracing the Unknown
Jamie Holmes | Nov 1, 2015
Researchers are showing that ambiguity can be essential to brain development.
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.