moon, neuroscience, cell & molecular biology
Brainspotting
Amber Dance | Dec 1, 2011
New, minimally invasive techniques for seeing deep inside living brains
Avoiding Animal Testing
Andrew Rowan | Dec 1, 2011
Advances in cell-culture technologies are paving the way to the complete elimination of animals from the laboratory.
Brake Failure
Sabrina Richards | Dec 1, 2011
Editor’s choice in Cell Biology
Matters of Taste
Thomas E. Finger and Sue C. Kinnamon | Dec 1, 2011
Compounds we perceive as sweet or bitter in the mouth trigger similar receptors and signaling pathways elsewhere in the body, helping to regulate digestion, respiration, and other systems.
Human ES Cells Evolve in Culture
Ruth Williams | Nov 28, 2011
Researchers identify common genetic changes in cultured human embryonic stem cells, including one that confers a growth advantage.
Psychopathic Pathology
Jef Akst | Nov 28, 2011
The brains of psychopaths have a different structure than healthy brains, perhaps explaining their antisocial and impulsive behaviors.
Seeing Sound
Edyta Zielinska | Nov 22, 2011
Researchers ask: Is there an advantage to getting emotional when touching certain textures, or seeing colors change when you listen to music?
Snake Toxin Reveals Pain Clues
Tia Ghose | Nov 16, 2011
The venom from the Texas coral snake causes intense pain by targeting acid-sensing ion channels, providing researchers with potential new targets for pain therapies.
How Skin Tells Time
Ruth Williams | Nov 9, 2011
The behavior of skin stem cells is regulated by a 24-hour circadian clock.
Top 7 in Neuroscience
Edyta Zielinska | Nov 8, 2011
A snapshot of the most highly ranked articles in neuroscience and related areas, from Faculty of 1000