The Challenges of Bringing Service Dogs into the Lab
The Challenges of Bringing Service Dogs into the Lab
Joey Ramp went back to college to study post-traumatic stress disorder. But the dogs that help her manage her own PTSD complicate her research career.
The Challenges of Bringing Service Dogs into the Lab
The Challenges of Bringing Service Dogs into the Lab

Joey Ramp went back to college to study post-traumatic stress disorder. But the dogs that help her manage her own PTSD complicate her research career.

Joey Ramp went back to college to study post-traumatic stress disorder. But the dogs that help her manage her own PTSD complicate her research career.

gene therapy, culture, neuroscience, ecology
Image of the Day: This Little Piggy
Image of the Day: This Little Piggy
Sukanya Charuchandra | Sep 20, 2018
Recordings of electrical activity in porcine brains finds similarities to rodent neural tissue.
Microglia Cause Cognitive Decline in Obese Mice
Microglia Cause Cognitive Decline in Obese Mice
Diana Kwon | Sep 10, 2018
The brain’s immune cells gobble up synapses in the hippocampi of rodents fed high-fat or high-sugar diets.
Exercise’s Benefits to Dementia Can Be Made Chemically
Exercise’s Benefits to Dementia Can Be Made Chemically
Ruth Williams | Sep 6, 2018
Boosting both neurogenesis and a brain-derived growth factor can mimic the cognitive benefits of exercise in a mouse mode of Alzheimer’s disease.
Early Results of First In Vivo Gene-Editing Trial Encouraging
Early Results of First In Vivo Gene-Editing Trial Encouraging
Kerry Grens | Sep 5, 2018
Two patients who received Sangamo’s zinc finger–based treatment for Hunter syndrome have lower biomarkers of the condition, but no signs of new enzyme production.
Wellcome Sanger Institute Leaders Accused of Bullying
Wellcome Sanger Institute Leaders Accused of Bullying
Jef Akst | Sep 4, 2018
Several members of senior management at the prestigious UK research center face claims of sexism and mistreatment of staff.
Putting Exosomes to Work
Putting Exosomes to Work
Ruth Williams | Sep 1, 2018
Researchers identify a handy tool for tinkering with the versatile vesicles.
Ten-Minute Sabbatical
Ten-Minute Sabbatical
The Scientist Staff | Sep 1, 2018
Take a break from the bench to puzzle and peruse.
Infographic: Directing Exosome Traffic
Infographic: Directing Exosome Traffic
Ruth Williams | Sep 1, 2018
Researchers harness a protein to send cargo-carrying exosomes to mouse muscles.
Sandeep Jauhar&rsquo;s New Book, <em>Heart</em>, is a Personal History
Sandeep Jauhar’s New Book, Heart, is a Personal History
Sandeep Jauhar | Sep 1, 2018
In this adapted excerpt from the book, the author relays the past, present, and future of artificial hearts.