genome, culture, neuroscience
Contributors
Contributors
Catherine Offord | Mar 1, 2016
Meet some of the people featured in the March 2016 issue of The Scientist.
Speaking of Science
Speaking of Science
The Scientist Staff | Mar 1, 2016
March 2016's selection of notable quotes
Learning with the Lights Out
Learning with the Lights Out
Jenny Rood | Mar 1, 2016
Researchers are uncovering the link between sleep and learning and how it changes throughout our lives.
What Lies Sleeping
What Lies Sleeping
Philippe Mourrain | Mar 1, 2016
Why can science still not define this most basic biological process?
In Your Dreams
In Your Dreams
David Gelernter | Mar 1, 2016
Understanding the sleeping brain may be the key to unlocking the secrets of the human mind.
Capsule Reviews
Capsule Reviews
Bob Grant | Mar 1, 2016
Herding Hemingway's Cats, Hair: A Human History, Restless Creatures, and The Mind Club
Characterizing Sleep
Characterizing Sleep
James M. Krueger, Sandip Roy | Mar 1, 2016
Sleep-like patterns of neural activity are apparent not just at the level of the whole brain, but also in isolated neural circuits.
Sleep’s Kernel
Sleep’s Kernel
Sandip Roy, James M. Krueger | Mar 1, 2016
Surprisingly small sections of brain, and even neuronal and glial networks in a dish, display many electrical indicators of sleep.
Go To Bed!
Go To Bed!
Kerry Grens | Mar 1, 2016
The immediate consequences of losing out on sleep may be harbingers of long-term repercussions.
Adjustable Brain Cells
Adjustable Brain Cells
Ruth Williams | Feb 18, 2016
Neighboring neurons can manipulate astrocytes.