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Graduate students interview neuroscientists about their process and motivation as part of the Brains and Bourbon podcast series.
Jun 24 2014 | Time Magazine
Using a new light-based technique, Stanford Neuroscientist affiliate, Karl Deisseroth's team of researchers trace the nerve network that lights up when mammals meet.
Jun 20 2014 | Los Angeles Times
Karl Deisseroth, Sanford University Neurosciences faculty affiliate and his team of researchers trace the biochemical signaling among billions of neurons buried deep inside the brain of a moving mammal to manipulate its behavior.
Signaling activity along a single nerve tract deep within the brain predicts a living, wide-awake, freely moving animal’s tendency to socialize.
Jun 19 2014 | Stanford News
Bio-X scientists have improved on their original technique for peering into the intact brain, making it more reliable and safer. The results could help scientists unravel the inner connections of how thoughts, memories or diseases arise.
Jun 19 2014 | The Stanford Report
A device developed by Stanford bioengineers could one day provide real-time measurements of the head impacts sustained by football players. The research could also help characterize the forces sustained in more common head traumas, such as car accidents and falls.
A-beta, a substance suspected as a prime culprit in Alzheimer’s disease, may start impairing learning and memory long before plaques form in the brain.A new study led by investigators at the Stanford University School of Medicine has implicated the blocking of endocannabinoids — signaling...
Jun 18 2014 | MIT Technology Review
Stanford Neurosciences faculty affiliate, Karl Deisseroth's research in optogenetics and other technologies investigate the source of emotions, memory, and consciousness for the first time.
Jun 17 2014 | MIT Technology Review
Stanford Neurosciences Institute faculty affiliate, Amit Etkin, is using a combination of functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) and noninvasive magnetic stimulation to map the circuitry that goes wrong in patients with psychiatric disorders.
Jun 9 2014 | Science Friday
Stanford Neuroscience Institute faculty affiliate, Josef Parvizi's research is looking into converting brain electrical activity into sound.