If you work in neuroscience, or follow the field, you probably know who Karl Deisseroth is. At the very least, you’re familiar with his methods. He’s best known for his development of optogenetics, a technique that enables researchers to manipulate individual neurons with light. Today, Deisseroth estimates the…
From intergalactic neutrinos and invisible brains, to the creation of miniature human "organoids," 2013 was a remarkable year for scientific discovery. Here are 17 of the biggest scientific breakthroughs, innovations and advances of 2013.
Say hello to the stunning results of CLARITY — a new technique that enables scientists to turn brain matter and other tissues completely transparent. It's already being hailed as one of the most important advances for neuroanatomy in decades, and it's not hard to see why.