Malinois dogs are working animals known for being used by the Secret Service to guard the White House. These dogs, a subtype of the Belgian...


Epilepsy is characterized by recurrent seizures, often with no immediately obvious cause. In the August issue of G3, Ferland et al. use a genome-wide association...


In critical situations, communication can mean the difference between life and death. If our house goes up in flames, we don’t need to smell smoke...


These worms are as long as a pencil’s tip and only just visible without a microscope. They are among the smallest multicellular animals, but they...


The human brain is an amazing machine powered by electricity. Carefully controlled patterns of changing electrical charges in neurons allow us to to think, move,...


Guest post by Daniel G. Taub. With billions of neurons in the human brain, making the right connections during development seems a daunting task. A...


Memory is a complex neurological process, and understanding its mechanics rarely yields clear-cut answers. So far, research on the memory-implicated gene HDAC4 has been no...


Fruit flies that devote an excessive amount of time to grooming themselves could serve as a powerful tool for understanding the inherited disorder neurofibromatosis, type...


New Faculty Profiles showcase GSA members who are establishing their first independent labs. If you’d like to be considered for a profile, please complete this...


New Faculty Profiles showcase GSA members who are establishing their first independent labs. If you’d like to be considered for a profile, please complete this...