Posts Tagged ‘brain’

Hey, Weakling!

Thursday, May 29th, 2014
strength, muscles, metabolism, brain, brawn, chimpanzees, humans

Are our large brains and weak muscles intertwined?

Mapping Brain Neurons

Wednesday, January 15th, 2014
eyewire, brains, brain, mapping, neurons, mice, human, game, crowd, sourcing, citizen, science

Help scientists map the 80 billion neurons in your brain with EyeWire.

Mouse Memories

Monday, July 29th, 2013
mice, mouse, brain, memories, fake, false, humans, optogenetics

Scientists are implanting false memories into mice to determine how humans create them.

Stereo Smells

Thursday, February 7th, 2013
moles, smells, scents, sense, sensory, brain, stereo, nose

What if you could smell in stereo?

The Nose Knows

Monday, May 23rd, 2011

Did the sense of smell lead to larger brains in mammals?

Thinking with your Gut

Tuesday, February 15th, 2011

The bacteria in our guts may influence our behavior and emotions.

Science in 2010

Thursday, December 30th, 2010

2010 was a roller coaster year for science news—think exoplanets, synthetic-life, arsenic-eating bacteria (or not!), earthquakes, volcanoes and of course, the Gulf oil spill.

Social Network—in Your Head

Wednesday, December 29th, 2010

Scientists have found a size correlation between a region of the human brain and a person’s social network.

Brains on the Brain

Thursday, November 11th, 2010

Several recent studies published on the brain got us thinking…

Plastics, Oil and the Brain

Friday, August 20th, 2010

Plastics, Oil and the Brain: here are a few headlines that follow-up previous stories or ones that we missed this week.

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