PCR, neuroscience, ecology
Go To Bed!
Go To Bed!
Kerry Grens | Mar 1, 2016
The immediate consequences of losing out on sleep may be harbingers of long-term repercussions.
Adjustable Brain Cells
Adjustable Brain Cells
Ruth Williams | Feb 18, 2016
Neighboring neurons can manipulate astrocytes. 
Demystifying BOLD fMRI Data
Demystifying BOLD fMRI Data
Tim Vernimmen | Feb 17, 2016
What does blood oxygen level–dependent functional magnetic resonance imaging actually tell us about brain activity? 
More Mini Brains
More Mini Brains
Jef Akst | Feb 17, 2016
Simple versions of brain organoids could serve as new models for testing the effects of drugs, researchers reported at this year’s AAAS meeting. 
Another Lyme Disease–Causing Bacterium Found
Another Lyme Disease–Causing Bacterium Found
Tracy Vence | Feb 9, 2016
Scientists discover another species of Borrelia in the U.S.
Keep Off the Grass
Keep Off the Grass
Tracy Vence | Feb 1, 2016
Ecologists focused on grasslands urge policymakers to keep forestation efforts in check.
Hormone Hangover
Hormone Hangover
Jyoti Madhusoodanan | Feb 1, 2016
Medication to prevent prematurity in humans harms cognitive flexibility in rats.
Capsule Reviews
Capsule Reviews
Bob Grant | Feb 1, 2016
What Should a Clever Moose Eat?, The Illusion of God's Presence, GMO Sapiens, and Why We Snap
Jason Holliday: Tree Tracker
Jason Holliday: Tree Tracker
Jef Akst | Feb 1, 2016
Associate Professor, Virginia Tech, Department of Forest Resources and Environmental Conservation. Age: 37
Infection-Autism Link Explained?
Infection-Autism Link Explained?
Jef Akst | Jan 31, 2016
A mouse study suggests a mechanism by which severe infections during pregnancy increase autism risk.