Nobel Prize, microbiology, neuroscience
Citations Tip Nobel Hopefuls
Bob Grant | Sep 21, 2011
Thomson Reuters has released its annual Nobel Prize predictions, based on statistics of recent citations in the scientific literature.
Next Generation: All-In-One In Vivo Scope
Kerry Grens | Sep 16, 2011
Researchers package a fluorescence microscope—including the light and camera—that can image the brain of a freely moving mouse.
Neurotransmitter-Regulated Immunity
Rachel Nuwer | Sep 15, 2011
Nerve signals control T cell responses, helping to explain inflammation and stroke.
Chinese Biosafety Concerns
Edyta Zielinska | Sep 14, 2011
A bacterial outbreak at a Chinese University prompts the firing of administrators and highlights more systemic concerns.
Top 7 in Aging Research
Edyta Zielinska | Sep 13, 2011
A snapshot of the most highly ranked articles in aging research and related areas, from Faculty of 1000
Seeing Through Mice
Jef Akst | Sep 1, 2011
A new technique for turning mouse fetuses transparent offers a literal window into the brain.
<em>Art + Science Now</em>
Art + Science Now
Bob Grant | Sep 1, 2011
The book that serves as bio art's encyclopedia.
To Pee or Not to Pee
Richard P. Grant | Sep 1, 2011
Have researchers found the seat of urination control in a primitive brain region?
Octophilosophy
Katherine Bagley | Sep 1, 2011
When it comes to studying cephalopod brains and behavior, it helps to have a philosopher around.
Puncturing the Myth
Geoffrey Burnstock | Sep 1, 2011
Purinergic signaling, not mystical energy, may explain how acupuncture works.