Monthly Archives: November 2010

Environmental Enrichment, Stress and the Infralimbic Cortex

We all know this from personal experience: some people are good at handling stress and others…well, they’re simply not. Present any two individuals with the same stressful situation and chances are they will respond differently. Of course no one is … Continue reading

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Dining in San Diego: The Hash House a go go…

One last break from our regularly scheduled science coverage to report on a unique dining experience in San Diego. Tomorrow I will be resuming my science coverage! Look out for an interview with Michael Lehman for his recent work on … Continue reading

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Lady GABA Rocks. Yellow Cab of San Diego Sucks.

A break from our regularly scheduled science coverage to report on an SfN social event + a slightly-bitter commentary on Yellow Cab service of San Diego…. So. Monday night finally rolled around- the night of the Lady GABA throwdown at … Continue reading

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Transgenerational Epigenetics? It’s Complicated.

“We need to be careful in thinking it’s all about genetics – it’s not all about genetics. We need to take into account: epigenetics.”   ~ Paolo Sassone-Corsi [photo credit: John Hersey of NYTimes] So I think we’ve established this much: … Continue reading

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Joining the dots: Epigenetics, Plasticity and the Circadian Clock

Today’s Special Presidential Lecture was such a treat! Every once in a while, we’re lucky enough to find something which engages us such that as we listen, we find ourselves almost literally sitting at the edge of our seat… hanging … Continue reading

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Are you…who I think you are?

So it turns out: Cruella DeVille…isn’t all that cruel. I know, I know… it’s hard to believe. It’s even harder to believe that now when I look at pictures of her, or even clips of her (such as the scary … Continue reading

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Please stay tuned!

Apologies for the delays in posting. Those of you who saw my post late last night (now deleted) know that it was largely due to an unfortunate incident with a cab driver, a GPS and several lost-in-translation moments (i.e. really … Continue reading

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