iPSCs, culture, neuroscience
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.
Speaking of Science
Speaking of Science
The Scientist Staff | Mar 1, 2016
March 2016's selection of notable quotes
Contributors
Contributors
Catherine Offord | Mar 1, 2016
Meet some of the people featured in the March 2016 issue of The Scientist.
Christina Schmidt: Chronobiology Crusader
Christina Schmidt: Chronobiology Crusader
Karen Zusi | Mar 1, 2016
Research Fellow, Cyclotron Research Center, University of Liège. Age: 35
Out in the Cold
Out in the Cold
Karen Zusi | Mar 1, 2016
Serotonin’s long-debated role in sleep promotion is temperature-dependent.
Sleep Circuit
Sleep Circuit
Karen Zusi | Mar 1, 2016
A web of cell types in one of the brain’s chief wake centers keeps animals up—but also puts them to 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.
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.
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.
Adjustable Brain Cells
Adjustable Brain Cells
Ruth Williams | Feb 18, 2016
Neighboring neurons can manipulate astrocytes.