developmental biology, culture, neuroscience
To Pee or Not to Pee
Richard P. Grant | Sep 1, 2011
Have researchers found the seat of urination control in a primitive brain region?
Octophilosophy
Katherine Bagley | Sep 1, 2011
When it comes to studying cephalopod brains and behavior, it helps to have a philosopher around.
Amoebae Get Organized
Richard P. Grant | Sep 1, 2011
Editor’s Choice in Developmental Biology
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.