hESCs, disease & medicine, neuroscience
Guiding Light
Guiding Light
Jyoti Madhusoodanan | Oct 1, 2014
Retinal glial cells acting as optical fibers shuttle longer wavelengths of light to individual cones.
One Fish, Two Fish
One Fish, Two Fish
Kerry Grens | Oct 1, 2014
Despite a lack of vision, a blind cavefish can count. Sort of.
Eye Spies
Eye Spies
Mary Beth Aberlin | Oct 1, 2014
An issue highlighting advances in vision research
$300M Boost for BRAIN
$300M Boost for BRAIN
Tracy Vence | Sep 30, 2014
Mix of public, private, philanthropic, and academic investments will fund additional BRAIN Initiative-related projects.
Thomson Reuters Predicts Nobelists
Thomson Reuters Predicts Nobelists
Bob Grant | Sep 25, 2014
Using citation statistics, the firm forecasts which researchers are likely to take home science’s top honors this year.
Unconscious Effort
Unconscious Effort
Molly Sharlach | Sep 16, 2014
People can categorize words while asleep, a study shows.
Brain Genetics Paper Retracted
Brain Genetics Paper Retracted
Anna Azvolinsky | Sep 4, 2014
A study that identified genes linked to communication between different areas of the brain has been retracted by its authors because of statistical flaws. 
Experimental Ebola Drug Shows Promise
Experimental Ebola Drug Shows Promise
Tracy Vence | Sep 2, 2014
ZMapp effectively rescued macaques from Ebola in a small trial, but it could be several months before supplies of the drug meet the growing human demand for it.
TS Live: Handy Apes
TS Live: Handy Apes
Bob Grant | Sep 1, 2014
Studying handedness in chimps may shed light on the mysterious trait in humans.
Filling In the Notes
Filling In the Notes
Kerry Grens | Sep 1, 2014
Why the brain produces musical hallucinations