neuroscience, microbiology, culture
Flavor Savors
Flavor Savors
Jyoti Madhusoodanan | Jan 1, 2016
Odors experienced via the mouth are essential to our sense of taste.
To Retain a Brain
To Retain a Brain
Karen Zusi | Jan 1, 2016
Exceptional neural fossil preservation helps answer questions about ancient arthropod evolution.
Christie Fowler: Addicted to Research
Christie Fowler: Addicted to Research
Kerry Grens | Jan 1, 2016
Assistant Professor, Department of Neurobiology and Behavior University of California, Irvine. Age: 39
Practical Proteomes
Practical Proteomes
Ruth Williams | Jan 1, 2016
Cell type–specific proteomic analyses are now possible from paraffin-embedded tissues.
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.
Legacies Left Behind in 2015
Legacies Left Behind in 2015
Karen Zusi | Dec 31, 2015
A look at the contributions of some of the prominent researchers who died this year
Speaking of Science 2015
Speaking of Science 2015
Bob Grant | Dec 31, 2015
A year’s worth of noteworthy quotes
Top Technical Advances 2015
Top Technical Advances 2015
Kerry Grens | Dec 24, 2015
The Scientist’s choice of major improvements in imaging, optogenetics, single-cell analyses, and CRISPR
Genes’ Cycles Change with Age
Genes’ Cycles Change with Age
Kerry Grens | Dec 23, 2015
As the rhythmic expression of many genes falls out of sync in older human brains, a subset of transcripts gain rhythmicity with age.
Researchers Accused of Spreading Disease
Researchers Accused of Spreading Disease
Bob Grant | Dec 21, 2015
Italian scientists are under investigation for allegedly worsening the transmission of a pathogen that is decimating olive groves in Puglia.