Read about what excited our writers about neuroscience this year.
Octopus: the animal that keeps itself company
The fox’s nine tails and the cat’s nine lives are mythical. What about the octopus’s nine brains?
The Neuroscience of Skill
The delicate dance of building and breaking down that goes into learning a new skill
An unexpected molecule helps mice walk again
A hyperactive form of an immune molecule helped neurons regenerate their connections after injury
The Hope for A Cure
Huntington’s disease ravages the brain, but exciting new therapies offer hope for the future
Deep Brain Stimulation
30 years of DBS and how much we still don’t know