olfactory bulb
Image of the Day: Scatterbrain
Image of the Day: Scatterbrain
Sukanya Charuchandra | Aug 2, 2018
Distributed neuronal networks help the brain sort smells.
Image of the Day: Moth Proboscis
Image of the Day: Moth Proboscis
The Scientist Staff, The Scientist Staff | Mar 5, 2018
The hawkmoth’s brain uses a different area to search for food than it does to look for where to lay eggs.  
Neurogenesis in the Mammalian Brain
Neurogenesis in the Mammalian Brain
Jef Akst | Oct 1, 2015
Neuron nurseries in the adult brains of rodents and humans appear to influence cognitive function.
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.
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.
Lifelong Neuronal Rebirth
Lifelong Neuronal Rebirth
Kate Yandell | Feb 20, 2014
Neuronal regeneration in the human adult brain is more widespread than previously thought. 
Week in Review: February 10–14
Week in Review: February 10–14
Tracy Vence | Feb 14, 2014
First Ancient North American genome; cannabinoids connect hunger with olfaction and eating; biotechs explore crowdfunding; confronting creationism
Scents in a Flash
Scents in a Flash
Amber Dance | Oct 1, 2013
The modern technique of optogenetics stimulates the complex act of smelling with a simple flash of light.