microbiology, neuroscience, disease & medicine
Hormone Affects “Runner’s High”
Hormone Affects “Runner’s High”
Tracy Vence | Sep 2, 2015
Leptin, the satiety hormone produced by fat, affects neuronal signaling in the mouse brain; interference with this pathway can influence the rewarding effects of running in the animals.
Adapting to Elevated CO<sub>2</sub>
Adapting to Elevated CO2
Rina Shaikh-Lesko | Sep 1, 2015
High carbon dioxide levels can irreversibly rev up a cyanobacterium’s ability to fix nitrogen over the long term, a study finds.
Handicapable
Handicapable
Kate Yandell | Sep 1, 2015
Meet Tilak Ratnanather, the deaf biomedical engineer who mentors hard-of-hearing students headed for STEM careers.
Lending an Ear
Lending an Ear
Kerry Grens | Sep 1, 2015
Until recently, auditory brainstem implants have been restricted to patients with tumors on their auditory nerves.
Hear and Now
Hear and Now
Mary Beth Aberlin | Sep 1, 2015
Auditory research advances worth shouting about
Human Hearing: A Primer
Human Hearing: A Primer
The Scientist Staff | Sep 1, 2015
How the human ear translates sound waves into nervous impulses
Khaleel Razak: Hearing Engineer
Khaleel Razak: Hearing Engineer
Jef Akst | Sep 1, 2015
Associate Professor, Department of Psychology University of California, Riverside. Age: 44
The Ears Have It
The Ears Have It
Anna Azvolinsky | Sep 1, 2015
A teaching obligation in graduate school introduced James Hudspeth to a career focused on how vertebrates sense sounds.
Hearing Discrepancy Probed
Hearing Discrepancy Probed
Amanda B. Keener | Sep 1, 2015
Common in vitro experiments have distorted the true mechanics of mammalian hair cell stereocilia.
Dr. Hearing
Dr. Hearing
The Scientist Staff | Sep 1, 2015
James Hudspeth talks brain processing and hearing in this video from Rockefeller University.