Over the past two decades, advances in brain-imaging technology have allowed neuroscientists to investigate the once inscrutable human brain in greater detail than ever before.
Allometric Scaling of Morphological Feeding Adaptations and Extreme Sexual Dimorphism in Invasive Lionfish
Lionfish (Pterois volitans) are a rapidly spreading invasive marine species in the Western Atlantic. High feeding success and reproductive output are potential mechanisms that allow lionfish to be such successful invaders.
As mountain glaciers melt in response to anthropogenic climate change, they are making a significant contribution to global sea level rise.
Ava Helen Pauling, wife of esteemed Chemist Linus Pauling, described early x-ray images of DNA (Figure 1) as such: “From the bull’s-eye, a striking arrangement of short, horizontal smears stepped out along the diagonals in the shape of an X or a Maltese cross.”
The human brain is an exceptionally plastic structure, able to form and re-form connections in response to individual experiences and interactions with the outside world.
Through better nutrition and training, the athletes of today are becoming faster and stronger. Old records are constantly being broken, and new ones set. While the vast majority of these achievements are likely due to the athelete themselves, improvements in sports technology have also played a notablerole (1).
Science fiction has captivated the minds of young readers for generations, inspiring the curious to dream of time travel, cloaking machines, tractor beams, and any technological advancement imaginable.
A placebo is an inert form of treatment that has a biological effect on the body. The placebo effect has been shown to improve symptoms in a way similar to active medication.
Cultures throughout history have each had various forms of musical expression. This consistency rejects a natural human affinity to music.