PNAS in the News

St. Paul Island mammoth extinction

Dry climate and sea level rise likely combined to drive one of the last woolly mammoth populations to extinction, a study suggests.


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Menopause and biological aging

A study suggests a link between menopause and biological aging.


PNAS Article

Maturation of adolescent brain

In an MRI analysis of 297 participants, ages 14-24 years, researchers found that association cortical areas, which lie outside the brain’s primary cortical areas and are implicated in cognition, were thicker and less myelinated than primary cortical areas in 14-year-old participants, but that over the course of adolescence, association cortical areas displayed increased rates of shrinkage and myelination.


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Teaching Resources in PNAS

As a world-class multidisciplinary research journal, PNAS offers a wealth of content—from Core Concepts articles that explain a trending topic in a given field, to the ability to quickly download figures and tables for PowerPoint slides—that will enhance course curricula and encourage classroom discussion. These informative resources are collected here in the PNAS Teaching Resources Portal.


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Remodelling brain function
Kavli Prize winner Eve Marder discusses flexibility and stability in neural circuits. Image courtesy of eLife Sciences Publications.