Newsletter Archive

Fall | Winter 2017

Fall | Winter 2017

The language of color

MIT researchers have found that languages tend to divide the "warm" part of the color spectrum into more colors words than the "cooler" regions, which makes communication of warmer colors more consistent.

Fall | Winter 2016

Fall | Winter 2016

Mother and Child

Magnetic resonance image of BCS Professor Rebecca Saxe holding her 2-month-old infant, Percy. Brain regions that are active when looking at faces are shown in color, in both mother and child.

Fall | Winter 2014

Fall | Winter 2014

Drosophila and Brain Disorders

Graduate student Megan Krench created a Drosophila model of Huntington's disease-like 2, a fatal neurodegenerative disorder.

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