News & Features



When does consciousness begin and end? NOVA Next, 27th May, 2015
How the eyes betray your thoughtsBBC Future, 22nd May, 2015
A bigger role for your little brainBrain Decoder, 10th May, 2015
Life after death: The science of human decompositionMosaic, 5th May, 2015
The journey to the cognitive map. Dana Foundation, 24th April, 2015
How should society treat addiction? Dana Foundation, 20th April, 2015
BOLD AssumptionsBrain Decoder, 1st April, 2015
Can neuroscience determine guilt or innocence? NOVA Next, 4th February, 2015
Glimmers of hope before an Alzheimer’s epidemicNOVA Next, 1st October, 2014
Am I too old to learn a new language? The Guardian, 13th September, 2014
A brief history of psychedelic psychiatryThe Psychologist, September, 2014
Uta and Chris Frith: A partnership of the mind. SFARI, 28th August, 2014
The man who grew eyesMosaic, 26th August, 2014
Machine recoveryNature, 26th June, 2014
A purposeful life is a healthy life. Dana Foundation, 26th June, 2014
The neuroprotective effects of education. Dana Foundation, 22nd May, 2014
The solitary brain. Dana Foundation, 13th March, 2014
Catching fireNew Scientist, 1st March, 2014
Big data on healthy brain aging. Dana Foundation, 23rd December, 2013
Emotional renovationsNautilus, 19th December, 2013
Does depression alter perception? Dana Foundation, 21st October, 2013
Fighting a growing enemy. Nature Middle East, 15th October 2013
Microglia: The mind minders. New Scientist, 12th October 2013
Corrupted memory. Nature, 15th August 2013
Amyloid awakenings. Nature, 22nd May 2013
Can neurodoping enhance sporting performance? Dana Foundation, 20th May 2013
The neuroethics of memory modification. Dana Foundation, 25th April 2013
From peppers to peppermints. Dana Foundation, 3rd January 2013
The neuroethics of smart drugs. Dana Foundation, 4th December 2012
Microbes on your mind. Scientific American MIND, July/Aug 2012
How to build a brain. BBC Focus, July 2012
Astrocyte dysfunction in drug-resistant epilepsy. Dana Foundation, 27th July 2012
The ethics of unconsciousness. Dana Foundation, 19th June 2012
How stroke affects the brain. Wellcome Trust, 21st May 2012
Probing the workings of human brain cells. Dana Foundation, 19th March 2012
Fantasy fix. New Scientist, 18th February 2012
Modeling and remodeling to make memories. Dana Foundation, 20th January 2012
Neuroscience and the law. Dana Foundation, 13th December 2011
DIY neuroscience. Dana Foundation, 28th November 2011
Turning tides of autism. Nature Middle East, 2nd November 2011
Red Sea bacteria pack protein potential. Nature Middle East, 28th July 2011
Simon Baron-Cohen: Theorizing on the mind in autism. SFARI, 9th May, 2011
Autism: Progress and prospects. Dana Foundation, 8th February 2011
Cross-cultural neuroethics: Look both ways. Dana Foundation, 20th January 2011
Treating insomnia BBC Focus, January 2011
H. M.’s contribution to memory research. Dana Foundation, 9th December 2010
Bioethics in the classroom. Dana Foundation, December 2010
Neuroepigenetics: Teasing out the effects of environment on the brain. Dana Foundation, 4th June 2010
Time travel through the brain. Technology Review, December 2009
Beauty and the brain. SEED Magazine, October 2008


Two genetic variants linked to depression. Nature Middle East, 24th July, 2015
Sex divide seen in persistent pain mechanism. Nature, 29th June, 2015
Where do memories live? Brain Decoder, 16th June, 2015
Agnostic grandmother cells in the brain. Brain Decoder, 20th April, 2015
MERS infection route unlocked. Nature Middle East, 20th October, 2014
Sleep helps memory by promoting new synapses. New Scientist, 5th June, 2014
Potent coronavirus inhibitor identified. Nature Middle East, 30th May, 2014
MERS virus weakened by mutations. Nature Middle East, 6th May, 2014
Wiring of retina reveals how eyes sense motion. Nature, 4th May, 2014
MERS vaccine sought for new virus outbreak. Nature Middle East, 28th April, 2014
Using colourful language to make a point. Nature Middle East, 23rd January, 2014
Shiny happy neurons. Science, 11th November, 2013
Ancient rivers tell story of first migration. Nature Middle East, 10th October 2013
Nicotine exposure gives baby rats addictive personalities. Nature, 20th August 2013
MERS in Mecca? Nature Middle East, 28th July 2013
Genetic mutations behind rare epilepsy. Nature Middle East, 9th April 2013
Beaking bread’s genetic code. Nature Middle East, 28th March 2013
Human brain cells boost mouse memory. Science, 7th March 2013
Prion proteins control synaptic plasticity. Nature, 14th February 2013
Researchers scare ‘fearless’ patients. Nature, 3rd February 2013
Citizen microbiome. Nature Biotechnology, February 2013
Brain shrinkage disrupts sleep and impairs memory. Nature, 27th January 2013
Kite and NCI partner on T cells. Nature Biotechnology, January 2013
Snapshots explore Einstein’s unusual brain. Nature, 16th November 2012
General anaesthetic disrupts brain communication. Nature, 5th November 2012
Scientists read dreams. Nature, 19th October 2012
Disrupted sleep may predict Alzheimer’s. Nature, 18th October 2012
Books trim the brain. Science, 17th October 2012
Brain connectivity predicts reading skills. Nature, 8th October 2012
Improving paleogenomics. Nature, 4th October 2012
Bird brains show their fear of faces. Science, 10th September 2012
New brain malformation identified. Nature Middle East, 28th August 2012
How to learn in your sleep, Nature, 26th August 2012
Racial bias colours visual perception. Nature, 5th July 2012
How the brain views race. Nature, 26th June 2012
Genetic variants build a better brain. Nature, 19th June 2012
The brain’s bat signal, Science, 24th May 2012
Finches learn even when practice isn’t perfect. Nature, 20th May 2012
Gene linked to post-traumatic stress. Science, 14th May 2012
Memory trick relives drug cravings. Nature, 12th April 2012
How marijuana makes you forgetNature, 1st March 2012
Voicegrams transform brain activity into words. Nature, 31st January 2012
Psychedelic chemical subdues brain activity. Nature, 23rd January 2012
Fat grown in the lab. Nature Middle East, 15th January 2012
Jumping genes may influence brain activity. Scientific American, 30th October 2011
Warning on neural techniqueNature, 18th October 2011
Light pulses keep heart cells beating. New Scientist, 24th September 2011
RNA may signal plants to flower. Nature Middle East, 18th September 2011
Video game studies have serious flaws. Nature, 16th September 2011
REM sleep could prompt life-saving decisions. New Scientist, 1st September 2011
Visual skills superior in autism, study says, SFARI, 6th June, 2011
‘Broken mirror’ concept of autism challenged, SFARI, 3rd March, 2011
The Golgi stain, circa 1873. The Scientist, 1st August 2009


Touching a Nerve, by Patricia Churchland, Scientific American MIND, August 2013 Pieces of Light, by Charles Fernyhough, Scientific American MIND, May/June 2013
Mastermind, by Maria Konnikova. The Psychologist, April 2013
The Ravenous Brain, by Daniel Bor. Scientific American MIND, November 2012
Connectome, by Sebastian Seung. New Humanist, July/Aug 2012
Memoirs of an Addicted Brain, by Marc Lewis. Scientific American MIND, May 2012