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Paris Hilton has a brain?

My broadband connection was down for the whole day yesterday, so I was unable to link to the latest edition of Encephalon, which is now up at Of Two Minds and is, apparently, hosted by none other than Paris Hilton. As usual, this edition includes some fantastic entries from some of the best neuroscience and…

Hacking the brain

The 40th edition of Encephalon, which is now up at Mind Hacks, includes some excellent entries from the usual suspects. The next edition will be at Pure Pedantry on March 17th. If you’d like to contribute, email permalinks to your neuroscience or psychology blog posts to encephalon{dot}host{at}gmail{dot}com.

Encephalon returns

As I mentioned recently, Alvaro has taken over as organiser of Encephalon, and he’s just posted the latest edition of the carnival, which has two dozen entries on a wide of variety of neuroscience topics. I especially like this one about the hidden neuroanatomical images in Renaissance paintings (or lack thereof). The next edition of…

Brain transplant

Alvaro has kindly agreed to take over as organizer of Encephalon, the neuroscience carnival which I started back in August 2006. He has set up a new homepage for the carnival, and will be hosting the next edition this coming Monday at SharpBrains. If you’d like to contribute, send permalinks to your neuroscience and/or psychology…

Encephalon student edition

The 37th edition of Encephalon, hosted by Bora at A Blog Around the Clock, includes posts from students in PZ‘s neurobiology class, as well as the first piece of coursework for my M.Sc., an essay on axon guidance which I posted in four parts while I was away in Egypt.

Encephalon 35

Primate Diarist Eric has just posted the 35th edition of Encephalon, the neuroscience and psychology blog carnival. My favourite posts this time round are the Neurocritic’s examination of the purported discovery of the “neural basis for optimism“, and Jake’s description of two-photon fluorescence microscopy for in vivo imaging of neuronal activity. (There’s no link to…

Encephalon 34

The 34th edition of the neuroscience and psychology blogging carnival Encephalon is now online at Distributed Neuron.

The brain blogging carnival

The 33rd edition of Encephalon, which has just been posted at GNIF Brain Blogger, includes posts on magnetoreception, cellular senescence in Alzheimer’s Disease, and how the use of DNA microarrays is providing insights into human brain evolution. The next edition of the carnival will be hosted by Zachary at Distributed Neuron, on October 22nd. If…

Encephalon 32

Grrl Scientist has just posted the 32nd edition of Encephalon at Living the Scientific Life. As usual, the carnival includes entries from the best neuroscience and psychology blogs on the web. The next edition of Encephalon will be hosted at GNIF Brain Blogger on October 8th. If you’d like to contribute, send permalinks to your…

Gene Genie Number 16

(Gene Genie logo created by by Ricardo Vidal) Welcome to the 16th edition of Gene Genie, the carnival of genes and genetic diseases. In this edition, genetics gets personal. The recent publication of Craig Venter’s genome (and, before that, James Watson’s) was big news. It ushered in the new era of personal genomics, to which…