ENCODE, evolution, ecology, neuroscience
Top 7 in Ecology
Bob Grant | Dec 6, 2011
A snapshot of the most highly ranked articles in ecology, from Faculty of 1000
Resistance Outlasts Antibiotics
Edyta Zielinska | Dec 5, 2011
Antibiotic resistant bacteria keep their protective genes, even when antibiotics are no longer given.
Light Bright Neurons
Jef Akst | Dec 2, 2011
Neurons engineered to light up when they fire could help researchers study more precisely how the brain works.
Flight of the Honeybee
Richard P. Grant | Dec 1, 2011
Editor’s Choice in Neuroscience
Critical Connections
Karen Hopkin | Dec 1, 2011
Through a series of sustained collaborations, Joshua Sanes has deciphered the molecular synergy that guides synapse formation.
Frank Bradke: Privy to Axon Growth
Jef Akst | Dec 1, 2011
Full Professor and Senior Research Group Leader, German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases. Age: 42
Brainspotting
Amber Dance | Dec 1, 2011
New, minimally invasive techniques for seeing deep inside living brains
Cancer’s Escape Routes
Cancer’s Escape Routes
Tia Ghose | Nov 30, 2011
Scientists are beginning to discover myriad strategies tumors use to avoid attacks by anti-cancer drugs.
Psychopathic Pathology
Jef Akst | Nov 28, 2011
The brains of psychopaths have a different structure than healthy brains, perhaps explaining their antisocial and impulsive behaviors.
Evolutionary Pioneer Dies at 73
Edyta Zielinska | Nov 28, 2011
Lynn Margulis, an innovative thinker who proposed symbiosis as a major mechanism for speciation, passed away last week.