(Original post by toronto353)
First of all I would like to say that neuroscience certainly isn't my area of specialty and so I'm going to analyse your blog from a blogging point of view and from a layman's point of view. From a blogging point of view first and foremost, what I think you've got is a very niche blog. If it is going to appeal to anyone, it will appeal to those in the know and there is your problem. You need to sort out your audience. If you're going to write for the neuroscience community, then you've got to offer something other than just the article itself. The community can discover the articles for themselves and that cuts you out altogether. Furthermore, it then just becomes a database of articles that interest you and so you need to offer something more than the articles. I think that potentially you need to consider this issue. If you're writing for the layman, then look to tone down the articles' language to a layman's level. Perhaps try to explain the benefits of each piece of research. Either way, I think that your main problem is audience and which audience you want to pick (and for either you need to adapt what you are doing).
You talk in the about blog section about it some articles simply being pasted from other sources, but a blog is about offering your slant and your opinion on things so I would look to incorporate that into your blog as well as cutting down on the length of your posts a little bit and trying to narrow your focus to a particular issue within research. The design is good with a clear, sleek finish to it.
A great start and once you've found your target audience, you'll be able to do more with the blog.
I look forward to seeing this blog develop and hopefully increasing my knowledge about this field,