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Scientists map brain's primary memory network
...ats are tested in an experimental chamber with two bars
or levers positioned on a single wallas left or right. At the start, only one lever is presented. It is pressed by the animal, thenretracted, followed by a delay period in which the rat must engage in other unrelated activity. Thedelay period can be...
Eating proper foods at right time after exercise can speed recovery
...as meats and dairy products, as well as in protein bars
and somesports drinks. The use of a pure amino-acidsupplement is not recommended, because optimum dosages are not known. "Leucine appears to have a specific, and apparently unique, impact on skeletalmuscle," said Donald K. Layman, a professorof nutri...
The lie of the tiger
...propriate adjustment of the saturationof the green bars
relative to the red bars, the display appeared stationary to53 out of 53 observers, even though the bars
continued to move. "The strategy we used in these studies is similar to that used in physics,"commen...
Media Advisory: 1999 Spring Meeting -- Updated Press Conference Schedule
...y specific aspectsof the river corridor; from sand bars
to endangered species. One of the book'seditors, Dr. G. Richard Marzolf, Chief of the Regional Research Branch, WaterResources Division, U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, VA, will provide an overviewof the experiment and its outcome. NEW Lunar Pro...
For Fruit Flies, Finding The Right Mate May Mean Offspring With A Longer Life
Span, According To New Study
...s of sexual selection. Instead of going to singles bars
or athleticclubs, the pin-head-size flies will readily mate anywhere, even in test tubes.Much of what scientists know of sexual selection models has come from studying these tiny creatures. Promislow's idea with the currentresearch was to test the so...
Competitive Inhibition May Enhance Safety Of Minimally Processed Fruits And Vegetables
...rium, and S. aureus. Therefore, products for salad bars
andfresh-cut, pre-packaged salads sold at retail may be good applications for thesecultures. Competitive inhibition with LAB also shows great potential forenhancing the safety of fresh fruits and vegetables. However, Breidt and Fleming noted that ...