Neuroscience

  1. Neuroscience

    Nonstick trick in the brain

    Getting drugs into the brain has proved to be a nanoscale puzzle: Anything bigger than 64 nanometers — about the size of a small virus — gets stuck in the space between brain cells once it gets through the blood-brain barrier. Justin Hanes of Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and colleagues got around this rule by coating particles destined for brain cells in a dense layer of a polymer called polyethylene glycol.

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  2. Neuroscience

    Copycat mentality may be a hardwired way for animals to learn to avoid others’ mistakes

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  3. Neuroscience

    When evaluating textbook dogmas about the brain, keep an open mind

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  4. Neuroscience

    fMRI’s birthday lesson: Don’t ignore weird things you don’t understand

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  5. Neuroscience

    Hurt Blocker

    The next big pain drug may soothe sensory firestorms without side effects.

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  6. Tech

    Paralyzed woman grips, sips coffee with robot arm

    For the first time, a brain-computer interface is powerful enough to enable useful movement in human patients.

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  7. Science & Society

    The Science Life: Scientific method acting

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  8. Neuroscience

    That’s Disgusting

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  9. Neuroscience

    When video games mess with brains, something good happens, sometimes

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  10. Neuroscience

    Demystifying the Mind

    A special report on the scientific struggle to explain the conscious self.

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  11. Neuroscience

    Self as Symbol

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  12. Neuroscience

    Emblems of Awareness

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