Yvonne Carts-Powell

Science news: win some, lose some, fight for some

In Uncategorized on September 24, 2008 at 11:24 am

Very cool: light and genetics combine for neuroscience

by Alfred T. Kamajian

Scientific American has an article on how a clever combination of optics and genetics is allowing neuroscientists to identify and control brain circuits with unprecedented precision.

Bummer: The bigger the machine, the more chances for Murphy to get a hand in

It started with a bang, but the refrigeration broke down: The Large Hadron Collider is down for a few months, CERN plans to turn it back on in the spring.

Politicians and science

Science is important, and we can’t afford to have world leaders neglect it. Science Debate 2008 asked 14 questions of both Barack Obama and John McCain. The replies are posted on the site.

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