Scientists use a genetic technique to illuminate neurons in up to 90 different colors. For more on this, check out “The Brainbow Connection,” a photo essay by Diana Kwon and Liz Tormes in the latest issue of Scientific American MIND.
European and U.S. models frequently make different predictions about weather and storm tracks, including that of Hurricane Joaquin. Here’s why
A hormone involved in circadian rhythms could provide treatment for the autoimmune disease
Study raises question about whether proteins implicated in the disease are capable of spreading through medical procedures
The event featured historical artifacts from the magazine’s long history as well as a presentation by Editor in Chief Mariette DiChristina
Neurons involved in Parkinson’s disease are especially susceptible to burnout because of their complex branching
Two new studies find that a deeper voice gives a politican an edge over a higher-pitched opponent
The play “Informed Consent” explores deep ethical questions in genetics research
Animal communication studies have shown only fixed vocalizations, such as alarm cries. But Bonobo chimps appear to have a call that has different meanings in different contexts
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Delayed brain development predicts lower tests scores in low-income children
A new study reveals that distractions divert our attention in different ways
Would you rather have $50 now or $100 two weeks from now? Even though the $100 is obviously the better choice, many people will opt for the $50.
The hormone is linked to seasonal relapses
Researchers are finding complex links between urban living and psychosis