physiology, neuroscience, microbiology, ecology
Stem Cells Traced To Heart
Tia Ghose | Dec 1, 2011
New research suggests that a controversial class of stem cells originates in the heart and retains some ability to repair damaged tissue.
Flight of the Honeybee
Richard P. Grant | Dec 1, 2011
Editor’s Choice in Neuroscience
Critical Connections
Karen Hopkin | Dec 1, 2011
Through a series of sustained collaborations, Joshua Sanes has deciphered the molecular synergy that guides synapse formation.
Frank Bradke: Privy to Axon Growth
Jef Akst | Dec 1, 2011
Full Professor and Senior Research Group Leader, German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases. Age: 42
Breaching the Wall
Rachel Nuwer | Dec 1, 2011
Editor’s choice in immunology
Brainspotting
Amber Dance | Dec 1, 2011
New, minimally invasive techniques for seeing deep inside living brains
University Settles With Professor
Edyta Zielinska | Nov 29, 2011
The University of Oklahoma settles a case against a professor accused of harming students in his research.
Psychopathic Pathology
Jef Akst | Nov 28, 2011
The brains of psychopaths have a different structure than healthy brains, perhaps explaining their antisocial and impulsive behaviors.
The Roots of Violence
Bob Grant | Nov 23, 2011
Scientists discover the earliest evidence of human-on-human aggression etched in an ancient skull.
Seeing Sound
Edyta Zielinska | Nov 22, 2011
Researchers ask: Is there an advantage to getting emotional when touching certain textures, or seeing colors change when you listen to music?