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Jef Akst

Fredericksburg, VA
Senior Editor — The Scientist

Senior Editor at The Scientist magazine

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@JefAkst — 656 followers, 222 tweets

My @TheScientistLLC feature on all the crazy stuff that happens to the embryonic genome in the hours and days after fertilization:
More links between hearing and touch: Humans can perceive temporal frequency within and across the two modalities; in monkeys, neurons in the medial premotor cortex encode frequency regardless of modality. #SfN17
Beyond the mechanism, may be genetic links between audition and touch. Twin studies show that if you're good at hearing, you're good at touch. #SfN17
@GDunnArt at #SfN17, amazing as always. His work has graced at least two @TheScientistLLC covers in my time.
Tricky subject matter here, but important: how universities handle faculty transgressions  @annaazvolinsky
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