Circulation and Cell Function Revived in Dead Pigs’ Brains
Circulation and Cell Function Revived in Dead Pigs’ Brains
Researchers develop a system to deliver synthetic blood to isolated brains hours after death.
Circulation and Cell Function Revived in Dead Pigs’ Brains
Circulation and Cell Function Revived in Dead Pigs’ Brains

Researchers develop a system to deliver synthetic blood to isolated brains hours after death.

Researchers develop a system to deliver synthetic blood to isolated brains hours after death.

membrane proteins, immunology, neuroscience
Gene Therapy Effective for Severe Combined Immunodeficiency
Gene Therapy Effective for Severe Combined Immunodeficiency
Shawna Williams | Apr 17, 2019
Researchers report they’ve found a way to restore immune function in infants with one form of “bubble boy disease.”
Neurobiologist Paul Greengard Dies
Neurobiologist Paul Greengard Dies
Ashley Yeager | Apr 15, 2019
The Nobel laureate revolutionized our understanding of how brain cells communicate.
PET Scans Reveal Elevated Tau in NFL Players’ Brains
PET Scans Reveal Elevated Tau in NFL Players’ Brains
Jef Akst | Apr 12, 2019
A study hints that it might be possible to diagnose chronic traumatic encephalopathy, a neurodegenerative disease associated with frequent head injuries, while patients are still living.
How the Brain Changes on Ketamine: A Live Animal Study
How the Brain Changes on Ketamine: A Live Animal Study
Ruth Williams | Apr 11, 2019
The drug promotes and sustains brain cell connectivity in mice, reversing the effects of chronic stress.
Noninvasive Brain Stimulation Turns Back Clock on Memory
Noninvasive Brain Stimulation Turns Back Clock on Memory
Jef Akst | Apr 8, 2019
The approach temporarily improved the performance of older adults on memory tasks to be on par with people in their 20s.
Image of the Day: Macrophages in Action
Image of the Day: Macrophages in Action
Chia-Yi Hou | Apr 5, 2019
Researchers watch cellular interactions in high definition as the immune cells absorb E. coli bacteria.
Thirst and Drinking Spark Widespread Activity in the Mouse Brain
Thirst and Drinking Spark Widespread Activity in the Mouse Brain
Ruth Williams | Apr 4, 2019
Researchers have recorded tens of thousands of brain cells in mice as the animals transitioned from feeling thirsty to quenched.
Image of the Day: Tuft Cells
Image of the Day: Tuft Cells
Chia-Yi Hou | Apr 3, 2019
After a severe case of flu, mice have chemosensory cells in their lungs, a place where they don’t normally occur.
A Review of <em>Everything in Its Place: First Loves and Last Tales</em>
A Review of Everything in Its Place: First Loves and Last Tales
Bob Grant | Apr 1, 2019
This posthumously published collection of essays by Oliver Sacks further cements the neurologist’s place in the pantheon of science writers.