Study: Drop in nSR100 Protein Levels Causes Autistic-Like Behavior in Mice

As many as 33% of autism cases could be explained by a scarcity of a protein called nSR100 in the brain, a new study...

The War between Neuroscience and Psychiatry

Earlier this month, JAMA Psychiatry published a groundbreaking addition to their journal’s line-up: an educational review intended to educate psychiatrists about neuroscience. A group of psychiatrists led...

The String and Paper Centrifuge

This toy-inspired centrifuge could enable medical testing in remote locations, and costs just 20 cents to make. This video was reproduced with permission and was...

Steel from old tyres and ceramics from nutshells – how industry can use our...

If someone said “green manufacturing” to you, what comes to mind is probably environmentally friendly products – solar panels, bamboo...

A Mathematical Birthday Life Hack

It was my birthday recently, so I started thinking about birthday candles. Once you’re past a certain age, individual birthday candles become a nuisance,...

Scientists Should Speak Out More

This is a Preview. Buy this Digital Issue or Sign InEngaging the public has long been taboo in scientific circles, but social media outlets...

New Material Makes Coolest Clothing Around

When bitter, cold winds whip around outside, it’s best to dress in layers to stay warm. But when you have to go out into...

Extremely Rare True’s Beaked Whale Caught on Video

The True’s beaked whale (Mesoplodon mirus) is a poorly known member of the family Ziphiidae, second largest family of cetaceans (which includes whales, dolphins...