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UCSD study shows how we perceive world depends on precise division of labor among cells in brain
... competent for. Very much like each musician in an orchestra
only reads that part of the score of a symphony that was written for his or her own instrument." Because they needed to see and record electrical impulses from individual nerve cells, the researchers used slices of rat brain, which when bathed in an...
Researchers string together players in pesticide resistance orchestra
... resistant flies signifies they may be part of the orchestra
that leads to resistance," Pittendrigh said. "But ...ene or genes that conduct the metabolic resistance orchestra
would give us a way to soften the crescendo of insect damage," Pittendrigh said. The other researche...
Scientist detail how brain regulates sensory information
...like the determination of pitch when members of an orchestra
tune their instruments," says Kleinfeld. "In the case of an orchestra, a fundamental 'C' note is extracted from a mixture of fundamental and harmonics produced by a bassoon. In the case of the vibrissa system, this fundamental frequency may serve to ...
Benefits from Alzheimer's plaque-producing reaction? Science study proposes role in gene expression
...vate the fluorescing gene. "Transcription is an orchestra
of factors that have to come together. We've shown that the APP tail can provide the hookup to the many other proteins needed for transcription," Sdhof said. One of the next important questions is which gene might be the APP tail's actual target. I...
The enemy of my enemy is my friend
...ood with only a few notes. Just as the orchestra
plays the music for all to hear and interpret, once a plant releases signals, it no longer controls them and the ecological consequences of these signals is equally complex. These indirect defenses demonstrate that...
Sprinters' secret weapon
...lthy, living heart all cells work together like an orchestra
with one conductor," Metzger says. "In a heart with diastolic dysfunction, the cells relax too slowly, so the heart pumps inefficiently and body tissues are starved for oxygen." The gene for parvalbumin is found in every cell in the body, but it i...
Biggest Acoustics Meeting Ever
...aximum effect. Secondly, the sound coming from the orchestra
must be handled differentlyfrom that of a singer, since the instrumentalists are relegated to the pit in opera performance. At session2pAAa, Maria Ida Biggi of the University of Bonvicini in Italy and others will discuss plans to reconstructthe famou...