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Human Brain Cells Make Mice Smart

Study shows that intelligence derives from brain cells other than neurons A team of neuroscientists has grafted human brain cells into the brains of mice and found that the rodents’ rate of learning and memory far surpassed that of ordinary mice...

March 7, 2013 — R. Douglas Fields

Down the Rabbit Hole

" And when you gaze long into an abyss the abyss also gazes into you. "" Beyond Good and Evil ", Aphorism 146 (1886) by German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche (1844–1900)Since prehistoric times humans ventured into caves, as proved by the discovery of rock art even in remote parts of many European cave systems...

March 7, 2013 — David Bressan

Let's Not Spring Forward.

Cross-posted from Zocalo Public Square. Even cows don't like Daylight Saving Time. Come Sunday morning, when the milking machines get attached to their udders a whole hour too early, the otherwise placid bovines on dairy farms around the United States will snort in surprise and dismay...

March 7, 2013 — Bora Zivkovic

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