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Image of the Day
Image of the Day: Memory Jogger
Sukanya Charuchandra | Jun 12, 2018
Scientists can livestream how the mouse brain’s hippocampus maps the physical world and accesses those memories.
Image of the Day: Cooking Up Neurons
Staff, The Scientist Staff | May 11, 2018
Using different combinations of transcription factors, researchers create a diverse array of neurons from mouse skin cells.
Image of the Day: The Five Percent
Staff, The Scientist Staff | May 7, 2018
A map of neural networks in the striatum of the mouse brain reveals clues about psychiatric and movement disorders.
Image of the Day: Aging Brain Cells
Staff, The Scientist Staff | Mar 13, 2018
Scientists identified a gene involved in the age-related deterioration of mouse neural stem cells.
Image of the Day: Mouse Pupil
Staff, The Scientist Staff | Jan 19, 2018
Pupil constriction during sleep may protect the murine brain from being awakened by sudden flashes of light.
Photos of the Year
Katarina Zimmer | Dec 24, 2017
From a plastic-munching coral to see-through frogs, here are
’s favorite images from 2017.
Image of the Day: Make or Break a Habit
Staff | Sep 7, 2017
Deep within the forebrains of mice, scientists have identified an elusive cell type responsible for forming habits.