How newborn neurons soon join the existing tightly knit networks of brain cells
An astonishingly sensitive detector of electric fields helps sharks zero in on prey
Could a little-known cranial nerve be the route by which human pheromones turn us on?
In which a mystery is solved through a chance encounter
New experiments are settling a century-long debate between two camps over how neurons communicate. The surprise: both sides are right
Long-term memories, particularly bad ones, could be dissolved if certain drugs are administered at just the right moment during recall
Some moments become lasting recollections while others just evaporate. The reason may involve the same processes that shape our brains to begin with
Mounting evidence suggests that glial cells, overlooked for half a century, may be nearly as critical to thinking and learning as neurons are