mice, neuroscience, immunology
Brain Evolution at a Distance
Hannah Waters | Dec 6, 2011
Gene expression controlled from afar may have spurred the spurt in brain evolution that led to modern humans.
A Possible Ebola Vaccine?
Tia Ghose | Dec 5, 2011
A new Ebola vaccine candidate protects mice against death and can be produced quickly in response to a bioterrorism threat.
Cancer Immunotherapy Pioneer Dies
Edyta Zielinska | Dec 2, 2011
Lloyd Old, a researcher and former administrator of two cancer research institutes, passed away this week.
Light Bright Neurons
Jef Akst | Dec 2, 2011
Neurons engineered to light up when they fire could help researchers study more precisely how the brain works.
Frank Bradke: Privy to Axon Growth
Jef Akst | Dec 1, 2011
Full Professor and Senior Research Group Leader, German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases. Age: 42
Critical Connections
Karen Hopkin | Dec 1, 2011
Through a series of sustained collaborations, Joshua Sanes has deciphered the molecular synergy that guides synapse formation.
Flight of the Honeybee
Richard P. Grant | Dec 1, 2011
Editor’s Choice in Neuroscience
Flow Cytometry for the Masses
Richard P. Grant | Dec 1, 2011
Tagging antibodies with rare earth metals instead of fluorescent molecules turns a veteran technique into a high-throughput powerhouse.
Brainspotting
Amber Dance | Dec 1, 2011
New, minimally invasive techniques for seeing deep inside living brains
Breaching the Wall
Rachel Nuwer | Dec 1, 2011
Editor’s choice in immunology