Posts Tagged ‘nervous system’

Right Turn: Valentine’s Day and the scientist

Author: Stacey Johnson, 02/03/17

The clock is ticking. Valentine’s Day is less than two weeks away. If you are flying solo this Valentine’s Day, I give you permission to stop reading here. (But it may be worth your while to stick around a little longer; remember the trend of single women buying diamond rings for themselves?) Valentine’s Day, despite…Read more

Mental constructions: a 3D printing approach to making miniature neural circuits

Author: Holly Wobma, 04/11/16

“You are your synapses.” [Joseph LeDoux]. I first came across this quote while working in a neurophysiology lab after my freshman year of undergraduate studies. To this day, I am amazed by its simple eloquence and the grandeur of its implications. Indeed, the idea that the essence of our experience of the world – our…Read more