Articles by

Laura Sanders

Frog skin cells turned themselves into living machines

Using blobs of skin cells from frog embryos, scientists have grown creatures unlike anything else on Earth,...

Some COVID-19 survivors face another foe: PTSD

The sickest of COVID-19 patients struggle to breathe. Facing a disease new to science, they’re isolated from...

Three visions of the future, inspired by neuroscience’s past and present

A century ago, science’s understanding of the brain was primitive, like astronomy before telescopes. Certain brain injuries...

Can privacy coexist with technology that reads and changes brain activity?

Gertrude the pig rooted around a straw-filled pen, oblivious to the cameras and onlookers — and the...

Famous brain sketches come to life again as embroideries

In the late 1800s, Santiago Ramón y Cajal, a Spanish brain scientist, spent long hours in his...