neurology
Zika Update
Zika Update
Kerry Grens | Mar 14, 2016
Virus found in breastmilk; another disease linked to Zika infection; some mosquitoes resistant to pesticide; genetically engineered–mosquito field trials could proceed
Zika Update
Zika Update
Kerry Grens | Feb 19, 2016
Virus found in amniotic fluid; scientists consider links to mental illness, global warming, dengue, and Guillain-Barré syndrome
Zika Update
Zika Update
Kerry Grens | Feb 12, 2016
The virus is found in tissues of babies with brain abnormalities; World Health Organization says causality confirmation is weeks away.
Zika Update
Zika Update
Kerry Grens | Feb 1, 2016
Link to microcephaly questioned; vaccine timeline expedited; thousands of Zika-exposed pregnancies reported in Colombia
Book Excerpt from <em>NeuroLogic</em>
Book Excerpt from NeuroLogic
Eliezer J. Sternberg | Jan 1, 2016
In the introduction to the book, author Eliezer J. Sternberg illustrates what can happen when the brain’s processing centers are damaged.
Logically Illogical
Logically Illogical
Eliezer J. Sternberg | Jan 1, 2016
The most bizarre behaviors often make perfect sense in the minds of the mentally ill.
Esteemed Virologist Dies
Esteemed Virologist Dies
Karen Zusi | Dec 7, 2015
Richard Johnson, a pioneer in research on central nervous system infections, died last month at age 84.
Seeing Things
Seeing Things
The Scientist Staff | Oct 1, 2015
In Oliver Sacks's 2009 TED Talk, the famed physician and writer describes the neurological nature of hallucinations.
Speaking of Science
Speaking of Science
The Scientist Staff | Oct 1, 2015
October 2015's selection of notable quotes
Oliver Sacks Dies
Oliver Sacks Dies
Kerry Grens | Aug 31, 2015
The neurologist and author had written about his recent experiences being “face to face with dying.”