Brain Circuit Toggles Eating
Brain Circuit Toggles Eating
Kerry Grens | Sep 26, 2013
A network of neurons in the hypothalamus can turn feeding behavior on or off with the flip of an optogenetic switch in mice.  
Light on the Brain
Sabrina Richards | Sep 20, 2012
Researchers find that photoreceptors expressed in zebrafish hypothalamus contribute to light-dependent behavior.
Sex, Deconstructed
Megan Scudellari | Feb 2, 2012
Hormones in the brain control sex-specific behaviors by activating individual genetic programs.