behavior

Biology's 'breadboard'

The human brain, the most complex object in the universe, has 86 billion neurons with trillions of yet-unmapped connections.

Understanding how it generates behavior is a problem that has beguiled humankind for millennia, and is critical...

Controlling the body clock

A new study from the laboratory of Hiroki Ueda at the RIKEN Quantitative Biology Center investigates circadian time keeping with a novel approach to creating genetic knock-out rescue mice.

Published in Molecular Cell, the study...