11/08/2018 08:26:49
Lori Dajose
Male fruit flies display aggression in a manner similar to humans. Now, Caltech scientists have shown how the flies' threatening behavior is encoded in their brains.
A fruit fly raising its wings in a threat display.
10/08/2018 09:47:19
Lori Dajose
Caltech researchers show how sound can retroactively induce an optical illusion.
10/04/2018 09:18:22
Lori Dajose
The MacArthur Fellowship is awarded to individuals of "outstanding talent."
10/02/2018 09:31:16
Lori Dajose
The NIH Director's Pioneer Award, given to "exceptionally creative scientists," is part of its High-Risk, High-Reward Research program.
Viviana Gradinaru
10/01/2018 09:48:42
Emily Velasco
Caltech researchers explore the choice overload effect, a phenomenon that hampers the brain's ability to make a decision when there are too many options.
A cartoon sketch of a man standing confused in front of shelves with many items.
08/30/2018 08:30:29
Lori Dajose
Fruit flies use the sun to avoid flying in circles, according to new research.
07/09/2018 08:03:26
Whitney Clavin
By combining ultrasound, gene therapy, and synthetic drugs, researchers have figured out a way to noninvasively control the brain.
Artwork of brain circuits
06/28/2018 14:22:55
Emily Velasco
The approach is a step toward developing a tool for diagnosing conditions like autism, schizophrenia, and anxiety
An artist's rendering of a human brain in front of a background of scientific imagery
06/14/2018 08:14:20
Emily Velasco
Caltech researchers have discovered the neurons that activate when a person finds an item they are looking for.
A black-and-white photograph of a crowd of people moving through a train station.
05/17/2018 08:18:02
Lori Dajose
Caltech researchers gain new insights into the brain mechanisms underlying the negative effects caused by long-term social isolation.
A brain alone in a cell
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