Neuroscience in Tübingen

NeNa 2016 Meeting Report

On a cool September day, a handful of young neuroscientists gathered in Tübingen to kick-off the start to another NeNa conference (in German, Neurowissenschaftliche Nachwuchskonferenz). Like the year before, and the year before that, we congregated at the central train station and boarded a coach bus to Schramberg, a quaint Read more…

Neuroscience in Tübingen

NeNa 2016

In past years NeNa has always been that conference where young scientists go to have a good time, all the while engaging in the usual scientific activities, such as presenting posters, giving talks and attending workshops. People attend NeNa because it’s a fun time, especially considering the relaxed social environment. Read more…

Creative

A Book Review

A review of Impossibility: The Limits of Science and the Science of Limits by John D. Barrow In our academic and professional lives as young scientists, we are encouraged to memorise facts and to focus on details and intricacies, so much so that our everyday lives bear little resemblance to those Read more…

Creative

Finches

Finches What are birds? Just wind-up toys, given a tickle by the cherubic sun, off to set their clockwork tumbling? And we eat it up rhapsodic, study their ineffable blood and guts in labs, with cavernous machines of din, we eat their song with beeping and with mashing and with Read more…