In the early 1950s, Stanley Miller and Harold Urey created one of the most well known soup recipes. This soup didn't have chicken and noodles,… Read More »From Soup to Vents: Hypotheses for the Origin of Life
Cody Call is a neuroscience Ph.D. student who enjoys hiking, cycling, playing guitar and writing about the brain.
Ever wonder if you're a supertaster or what a sheep brain looks like? You can find out all this and more at this year’s Baltimore… Read More »Discover the Mysteries of the Brain at the Baltimore Brain Fest
As neuroscience has advanced rapidly, unraveling many mysteries of neural circuits in the brain and spinal cord, the gut's enteric nervous system has remained somewhat… Read More »An Abdominal Window into the Gut’s Nervous System
In an ideal world, reproducibility is a cornerstone of scientific research. The scientific method should provide conclusions that are as close to the truth as… Read More »Solving the Scientific Reproducibility Crisis
In 2012, Jan Scheuermann made headlines when she took a bite of chocolate. While that sounds like a simple feat, in her case, it was… Read More »Building Brain-Machine Interfaces That Are Here to Stay
Multiple sclerosis afflicts millions but defies most clinical treatments. For reasons we do not clearly understand, the immune system of an individual with MS attacks… Read More »Blocking Signals Between Brain Cells May Boost Brain Repair in MS