Neuroscience in Tübingen

Happy 18th Birthday, NeNa!

NeNa came alive again this October, embracing evolution, artificial neural networks, and brain scaling. Eighteen years in the making, the conference organized for junior scientists by junior scientists celebrated its birthday with many friendly companions: 45+ bright, young neuroscientists, Prof. Günther Palm, and brain soup master, Prof. Suzana Herculano-Houzel. It’s Read more…

Neuroscience in Tübingen

Catching Light

By Eric James McDermott Do you see it? Look around. If you can see —if you can see anything at all— from the words you are reading to the trees outside to your steaming cup of coffee, it is because you have, among other things, a fully functioning retina. The Read more…

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…