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Image of the Day: Neurons Unveiled
Staff | Nov 2, 2017
Researchers have succeeded in mapping the complex paths of 300 neurons in the mouse brain.
Study Raises Questions About Brain Stimulation Boosting Memory
Ashley Yeager | Nov 1, 2017
In people with epilepsy, transcranial alternating current stimulation (tACS) does not affect memory-related brainwaves as widely claimed, researchers report.
Opinion: How to Define Cell Type
Fred H. Gage, Sara B. Linker, Tracy A. Bedrosian | Nov 1, 2017
Advances in single-cell technologies have revealed vast differences between cells once thought to be in the same category, calling into question how we define cell type in the first place.
Image of the Day: Fish Eye Lens
Staff | Nov 1, 2017
Researchers develop a new method to highlight specific cells that reside in the lens of a zebrafish.
The Wada Test, 1948
Philip Jaekl | Nov 1, 2017
A decades-old neurological procedure developed under unique and difficult conditions in postwar Japan remains critical to the treatment of epilepsy.
Jef Akst and Bob Grant | Nov 1, 2017
Meet some of the people featured in the November 2017 issue of
To Each His Own
Mary Beth Aberlin | Nov 1, 2017
Every human brain is far more unique, adaptable, and vulnerable than ever suspected.
Lessons in Memory from a Champ
Jef Akst | Nov 1, 2017
A four-time winner of the USA Memory Championship is helping scientists understand how the brain works.
An Eye Scan for Alzheimer’s Disease?
Shawna Williams | Nov 1, 2017
Researchers aim for a routine screen to detect the neurodegenerative disease—decades before symptoms appear.
Fast-Tracking Sexual Maturation
Ruth Williams | Nov 1, 2017
The brains and bodies of young female rats can be accelerated into puberty by the presence of an older male or by stimulation of the genitals.