After a Lobectomy, a Boy Still Recognizes Words and Faces
After a Lobectomy, a Boy Still Recognizes Words and Faces
A longitudinal study tracking the progress of an epilepsy patient after surgery shows the brain’s ability to reorganize itself to function nearly normally.
After a Lobectomy, a Boy Still Recognizes Words and Faces
After a Lobectomy, a Boy Still Recognizes Words and Faces

A longitudinal study tracking the progress of an epilepsy patient after surgery shows the brain’s ability to reorganize itself to function nearly normally.

A longitudinal study tracking the progress of an epilepsy patient after surgery shows the brain’s ability to reorganize itself to function nearly normally.

pigment, neuroscience
Award Winner
Award Winner
The Scientist Staff | Nov 1, 2018
Geneticist and profilee Hoda Zoghbi describes her work on rare diseases.
Retina Recordings Reinvented
Retina Recordings Reinvented
Ruth Williams | Nov 1, 2018
Ultraflexible mesh electrodes monitor the intact, functioning eyes of awake animals.
Faulty Cell Transport System Implicated in Alzheimer’s Disease
Faulty Cell Transport System Implicated in Alzheimer’s Disease
Ashley Yeager | Nov 1, 2018
Tau proteins disrupt the movement of molecules into and out of neuronal cells’ nuclei.
Using Temperature-Sensitive Channels to Study Neural Circuitry
Using Temperature-Sensitive Channels to Study Neural Circuitry
Devika G. Bansal | Nov 1, 2018
Meet the researchers building a thermogenetic toolbox.
Infographic: Exercise’s Effects on the Brain
Infographic: Exercise’s Effects on the Brain
Ashley Yeager | Nov 1, 2018
Identifying the molecular interactions that occur all over the body during exercise could reveal how it affects learning and memory.
Infographic: What Makes a Brain Smart?
Infographic: What Makes a Brain Smart?
Shawna Williams | Nov 1, 2018
Scientists have proposed a variety of features that influence one’s ability to remember things and solve problems.
Caught on Camera
Caught on Camera
The Scientist Staff | Nov 1, 2018
Selected Images of the Day from the-scientist.com
Noninvasive Brain Stimulation Modulates Memory Networks
Noninvasive Brain Stimulation Modulates Memory Networks
Jef Akst | Nov 1, 2018
Studies have demonstrated that magnetic and electrical currents can enhance memory in human subjects, but the technology is not yet ready for prime time.
Genetic Neurologist: A Profile of Huda Zoghbi
Genetic Neurologist: A Profile of Huda Zoghbi
Anna Azvolinsky | Nov 1, 2018
Turning to molecular genetics, the Baylor pediatric neurologist and geneticist works to discover the biological basis for the rare neurological diseases she sees in her patients.