New Cell Type Discovered in Human Brains
New Cell Type Discovered in Human Brains
Rosehip neurons are not found in rodents. Perhaps they offer clues about what separates our brains from those of other animals.
New Cell Type Discovered in Human Brains
New Cell Type Discovered in Human Brains

Rosehip neurons are not found in rodents. Perhaps they offer clues about what separates our brains from those of other animals.

Rosehip neurons are not found in rodents. Perhaps they offer clues about what separates our brains from those of other animals.

neuroanatomy
Image of the Day: A Shrimp and a Cockroach
Image of the Day: A Shrimp and a Cockroach
The Scientist Staff, The Scientist Staff | Oct 2, 2017
In the mantis shrimp brain, scientists uncover mushroom bodies—learning and memory structures typically found in the brains of insects. 
Another Neural Circuit that Controls Breathing Found
Another Neural Circuit that Controls Breathing Found
Catherine Offord | Oct 31, 2016
This third excitatory network helps to regulate postinspiration.
Opinion: Brain Scans in the Courtroom
Opinion: Brain Scans in the Courtroom
Andreas Kuersten | Nov 23, 2015
Advances in neuroimaging have improved our understanding of the brain, but the resulting data do little to help judges and juries determine criminal culpability.
The First Neuron Drawings, 1870s
The First Neuron Drawings, 1870s
Amanda B. Keener | Oct 1, 2015
Camillo Golgi’s black reaction revealed, for the first time, the fine structures of intact neurons, which he captured with ink and paper.
The Neuron Doctrine, circa 1894
The Neuron Doctrine, circa 1894
Chris Palmer | Nov 1, 2013
Santiago Ramón y Cajal used a staining technique developed by Camillo Golgi to formulate the idea that the neuron is the basic unit of the nervous system.