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2013-04-21 New articles we read this week

Nature Special Issue on “The Future of Publishing


  1. Horikawa T, Tamaki M, Miyawaki Y, Kamitani Y. Neural Decoding of Visual Imagery During Sleep. Science. 2013 Apr 4. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 23558170.
  2. Chung K, Wallace J, Kim SY, Kalyanasundaram S, Andalman AS, Davidson TJ, Mirzabekov JJ, Zalocusky KA, Mattis J, Denisin AK, Pak S, Bernstein H, Ramakrishnan C, Grosenick L, Gradinaru V, Deisseroth K. Structural and molecular interrogation of intact biological systems. Nature. 2013 Apr 10. doi: 10.1038/nature12107. [Epub ahead of print]
    • A new way of clearing tissue for imaging!
    • Commentary: Shen H. See-through brains clarify connections. Nature. 2013 Apr 11;496(7444):151. doi: 10.1038/496151a. PubMed PMID: 23579658.
    • From the New York Times: Brains as Clear as Jell-O for Scientists to Explore


Zebrafish genome sequencing

  1. Howe K, et al. The zebrafish reference genome sequence and its relationship to the human genome. Nature. 2013 Apr 17. doi: 10.1038/nature12111. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 23594743.
  2. Schier AF. Genomics: Zebrafish earns its stripes. Nature. 2013 Apr 17. doi: 10.1038/nature12094. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 23594741.
  3. Kettleborough RN, Busch-Nentwich EM, Harvey SA, Dooley CM, de Bruijn E, van Eeden F, Sealy I, White RJ, Herd C, Nijman IJ, FĂ©nyes F, Mehroke S, Scahill C, Gibbons R, Wali N, Carruthers S, Hall A, Yen J, Cuppen E, Stemple DL. A
    systematic genome-wide analysis of zebrafish protein-coding gene function. Nature. 2013 Apr 17. doi: 10.1038/nature11992. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 23594742.