This Week: Ancient water = ancient habitat?
In the News: Texas is dry and hot. Global warming?
How do homing pigeons find their way on their amazing migrations? For a decade, scientists thought iron-bearing nerve cells in the beak can detect Earth’s magnetic field. But those iron granules are in immune cells. So how do the birds do it?
Fetal alcohol syndrome causes mental and physical probems in one percent of American babies. Why is alcohol so damaging to young brains, and what can we do about it?
Research shows that cerebellum regulates the timing of stop-and-start movements, but not for continuous motion. Tap, tap, tap…
New hope for stroke victims from radical new therapy. Learning and the adult brain: Does intensive practice really help?