Saturation of neuro news

In this week’s run up to the Society for Neuroscience meetings here in Washington, the twitter feeds and blogosphere are saturated with the latest, greatest neuroscience findings. It’s really exciting, but loyal readers are going to be able to find those nuggets with ease.

If I see a real hidden gem at the meeting, I’ll report on it of course.

In the meantime, perhaps this is the week for Advanced Studies to turn its attention to other fields of scientific endeavor. From the West Coast comes the news that West Hollywood will become the first US city to ban the sale of fur. You can read about it here.