neural circuit
Holding Neurons Steady
Holding Neurons Steady
Amanda B. Keener | Oct 1, 2015
Scientists engineer a feedback loop to fine-tune neuron activity with optogenetics.
Circuit Dynamo
Circuit Dynamo
Anna Azvolinsky | Oct 1, 2015
Eve Marder’s quest to understand neurotransmitter signaling is more than 40 years old and still going strong.
Turning Off Hunger Pangs
Turning Off Hunger Pangs
Jenny Rood | Apr 27, 2015
Researchers identify a neural circuit that controls feelings of fullness in mice.
Brain Cells Behind Overeating
Brain Cells Behind Overeating
Anna Azvolinsky | Jan 29, 2015
Scientists have defined mouse neurons responsible for excessive food consumption at an unprecedented level of detail. 
Takaki Komiyama: Circuit Seeker
Takaki Komiyama: Circuit Seeker
Molly Sharlach | Nov 1, 2014
Assistant Professor, Neurobiology Section, University of California, San Diego. Age: 35
Unraveling the Female Fruit Fly Mating Circuit
Unraveling the Female Fruit Fly Mating Circuit
Kate Yandell | Jul 2, 2014
Three teams identify different components of the female Drosophila nervous system that govern mating behaviors.
Linking Neurons to Behaviors
Linking Neurons to Behaviors
Kate Yandell | Mar 27, 2014
Researchers have created a brain-wide map detailing links between sets of activated neurons and behaviors in fruit fly larvae.
Preventing Fear
Preventing Fear
Jef Akst | Feb 24, 2014
Scientists identify hippocampal neurons involved in encoding fear in mice.
Single Neuron-Imaging Bot
Single Neuron-Imaging Bot
The Scientist Staff | Feb 1, 2014
New technology probes the functional unit of nervous transmission.
Brains in Action
Brains in Action
The Scientist Staff | Feb 1, 2014
Neuroscientists are automating neural imaging and recording, allowing them to monitor increasingly large swaths of the brain in living, behaving animals.