neuroimaging, disease & medicine
Rise, Mickey
Rise, Mickey
Molly Sharlach | Nov 1, 2014
Scientist to Watch, Takaki Komiyama, discusses his use of chronic two-photon calcium imaging to explore how wakefulness and experience shape odor representations in the mouse olfactory bulb.
Brain Genetics Paper Retracted
Brain Genetics Paper Retracted
Anna Azvolinsky | Sep 4, 2014
A study that identified genes linked to communication between different areas of the brain has been retracted by its authors because of statistical flaws. 
Experimental Ebola Drug Shows Promise
Experimental Ebola Drug Shows Promise
Tracy Vence | Sep 2, 2014
ZMapp effectively rescued macaques from Ebola in a small trial, but it could be several months before supplies of the drug meet the growing human demand for it.
WHO OKs Experimental Ebola Drugs
WHO OKs Experimental Ebola Drugs
Tracy Vence | Aug 13, 2014
But biotech firms’ supplies are dwindling.
Zebrafish Brain in Action
Zebrafish Brain in Action
Tracy Vence | Jul 28, 2014
Researchers use light-sheet microscopy to map central nervous system activity in zebrafish larvae.
Minding Research Ethics
Minding Research Ethics
Tracy Vence | May 14, 2014
The Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues advises the integration of ethics into research on the human brain.
Capsule Reviews
Capsule Reviews
Bob Grant | Apr 1, 2014
Cancer Virus, A Window on Eternity, Murderous Minds, and The Extreme Life of the Sea
Ballroom Brainwaves
Ballroom Brainwaves
Eli Chen | Mar 28, 2014
A neuroscientist studies the brains of tango dancers in an attempt to understand interpersonal connectedness.
Preventing Fear
Preventing Fear
Jef Akst | Feb 24, 2014
Scientists identify hippocampal neurons involved in encoding fear in mice.
Week in Review: February 17–21
Week in Review: February 17–21
Tracy Vence | Feb 21, 2014
Human vs. dog brains; widespread neuronal regeneration in human adult brain; honeybee disease strikes wild insects; trouble replicating stress-induced stem cells