Advancing Basic Science for Humanity
UC San Diego scientists demonstrate new method for monitoring neural activity during fundamental and complex social behaviors.
Public-private initiative aims foster the integrated study of microbiomes across different ecosystems.
The $1-million science competition will support the development of scientific tools for investigating life on a microbial scale.
Glial cells can control the shape and function of specific nerve endings.
Novel tool expected to speed research on brain and drug development.
Study suggests same neural mechanism that interrupts body movement also interrupts cognition.
Salk team’s improved rabies virus technology maps neurons across large swaths of nervous system.
Jean-Pierre Changeux has been awarded the prestigious Thon Prize, given by Norway’s Olav Thon Foundation.
A protein found in stem cells of the developing human brain and retina may make the cells vulnerable to the virus.
Researchers working with Drosophila flies have brought us one step closer to understanding the biology of eating.