physiology, cell & molecular biology, developmental biology
Gel Heals Heart Attack Injury
Gel Heals Heart Attack Injury
Kerry Grens | Sep 18, 2015
A collagen patch seeded with a regenerative protein helps mice and pigs regain cardiac function after a heart attack.
How Caffeine Affects the Body Clock
How Caffeine Affects the Body Clock
Ruth Williams | Sep 16, 2015
Evening consumption of the drug leads human circadian rhythms to lag.
Identity-Shifting Brain Cells
Identity-Shifting Brain Cells
Ruth Williams | Sep 10, 2015
Cortical interneurons in mice exhibit activity-dependent alterations to their characteristic firing patterns.
Mapping Corti
Mapping Corti
Ruth Williams | Sep 3, 2015
The inner ear organ, from macro to micro
Bear Study Breaks Down
Bear Study Breaks Down
Kerry Grens | Sep 2, 2015
Authors retract a paper on grizzlies’ metabolism after finding one person made up data.
Huh?
Huh?
The Scientist Staff | Sep 1, 2015
Hearing loss can occur for a variety of reasons, and sometimes more than one.
Dr. Hearing
Dr. Hearing
The Scientist Staff | Sep 1, 2015
James Hudspeth talks brain processing and hearing in this video from Rockefeller University.
Hearing Discrepancy Probed
Hearing Discrepancy Probed
Amanda B. Keener | Sep 1, 2015
Common in vitro experiments have distorted the true mechanics of mammalian hair cell stereocilia.
Inner Ear Undertakers
Inner Ear Undertakers
Kerry Grens | Sep 1, 2015
Support cells in the inner ear respond differently to two drugs that kill hair cells.
The Regenerators
The Regenerators
Amanda B. Keener | Sep 1, 2015
A molecular signature makes it possible to trace the details of hair cell replacement in the mammalian inner ear.