News tagged with biological imaging

Explained: Directed evolution

In nature, evolution takes place over eons: A slow accumulation of adaptations gradually produces new traits and species. But evolution can also happen on a small and fast scale in the laboratory.

May 13, 2010 4.5 / 5 (4) 0

Cracking the brain's numerical code

By carefully observing and analyzing the pattern of activity in the brain, researchers have found that they can tell what number a person has just seen. They can similarly tell how many dots a person has been presented with, ...

Sep 24, 2009 3 / 5 (2) 0

Our nostrils share a rivalry too, study finds

Your nostrils may seem to be a happy pair, working together to pick up scents. However, a study published online on August 20th in Current Biology reveals that there can actually be a kind of rivalry betwee ...

Aug 20, 2009 4.5 / 5 (2) 1