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#SciAmBlogs Monday - crime witness, #SfN11, beauty, and much more...

Monday - check out the new Image of the Week and then see all the goodies the bloggers gave you over the weekend and today:- Scott Huler - A Word in Defense of the Witnesses — and the Word is “Ambiguity” - Glendon Mellow - Bleed Pretty Cells: interview with Michele Banks - Scicurious - SfN Neuroblogging: Dutiful monkey dads and Alpha1a adrenergic receptors, survival, and cancer and SfN Neuroblogging: Serotonin and food motivation and SFN Neuroblogging: Neurogenesis and stress responses and SfN Neuroblogging: The brain and the BMI - S.E...

STAFFNovember 15, 2011 — Bora Zivkovic

Serratia marcescens

Image of the Week #17, November 15, 2011:
From: Serratia marcescens: A Tale of Bleeding Statues, Cursed Polenta, Insect Liquefaction, and Contact Lens Cases by Jennifer Frazer at The Artful Amoeba Original source: Robert Shanks, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine These cultures of the bacterium Serratia marcescens show the persistent red pigment it produces called prodigiosin...

November 15, 2011 — Bora Zivkovic

SwM meets #SfN11!

I’ve been running around Washington DC for the past couple of days, walking from poster to poster wrapping my brain around the latest research in neuroscience and music, then doing some of my own “field research” by checking out a couple of rock shows in DC...

November 14, 2011 — Princess Ojiaku

Alpha1a adrenergic receptors, survival, and cancer

Collette et al. "Chronic Alpha-1A adrenergic receptor stimulation increases lifespan and reduces the overall incidence of cancer in mice" Saturday, Nov 12, 2011, 55.10.It's time to kick off this neuroblogging experience with something that you might not initially think is associated specifically with neuroscience: lifespan and cancer...

November 13, 2011 — Scicurious

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