Brain


Feature: The Terrible Beauty of Brain Surgery

The Terrible Beauty of Brain Surgery By KARL OVE KNAUSGAARD December 30, 2015 Gjinovefa Merxira after her operation. Gjinovefa Merxira after her operation. By KARL OVE KNAUSGAARD December 30, 2015 I arrived in Tirana, Albania, on a Sunday evening in late August, on a flight from…


Matter: Seeking the Gears of Our Inner Clock

December 28, 2015 Carl Zimmer Throughout the day, a clock ticks inside our bodies. It rouses us in the morning and makes us sleepy at night. It raises and lowers our body temperature and at the right times, and regulates…




Grant of Nearly $16 Million for C.T.E. Researchers

Dr. Robert Stern, above, of the Boston University School of Medicine, said he was optimistic that the project would lead to many answers about chronic traumatic encephalopathy. By KEN BELSON December 22, 2015 Researchers at several leading universities and research institutes on…