#BAW2016: Exploding Brain Myths

brain myth 2Source: #BAW2016: Exploding Brain Myths Myths about the brain are widespread in 21st century society, capturing the imagination of Hollywood film directors and fuelling the sales of self-help psychology books. Popular as these ideas about

Pylori Story #1: Acid Attack

                      To be continued… Tune in tomorrow for Pylori Story #2!   WARNING: spoilers ahead. (More about peptic ulcers.) A most mysterious epidemic The belief

Eavesdropping on seabirds

Ecologists trying to pin down the complex web of connections swirling around a particular species need to start with the basics, things like the size of the population, and whether or not its members are

International Summit on Human Gene Editing

by Rhiannon Morris and Chris Wallis Last week scientists and science enthusiasts alike tuned in to listen to what is arguably one of the most important discussions in medical science today; human gene editing. The three

Meet the #PLOS #SfN15 Contributors

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The PLOS Neuroscience Community will be returning for its second year to the Society for Neuroscience conference this week, October 17-21, in Chicago. We’re thrilled to introduce our phenomenal team of students, postdocs and faculty

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10-14-15 PLOS Science Wednesday AMA Preview: Scientists from UC Berkeley’s Brain Imaging Center Share fMRI Methods

By Sara Kassabian The PLOS Neuro Community is gearing up for the Society for Neuroscience (#SfN15) 2015 annual meeting from October 17-21 in Chicago with a ‘PLOS Science Wednesday’ on October 14 that’s all about functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI). Functional … Continue reading »

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