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Hamster study shows how our brains recognize other individuals

...both recognized the individuals and remembered his experiences with them. An hour later, the researchers removed the hamster's breath-mint-sized brain and injected it with antibodies and enzymes. The antibodies bond to specific proteins produced by recently active brain cells, and the enzymes convert chemicals i...

'Wild' nature play before age 11 fosters adult environmentalism

...y conducted in 1998 that explored childhood nature experiences and adult environmentalism. The Cornell researcher...phone questions about their early childhood nature experiences and their current adult attitudes and behaviors relating to the environment. The findings will be p...

Breast cancer book for children wins the 2006 Nathwani Prize

...eatment ended she wanted to write a book about her experiences written from her seven year old son's point of view, to help other families in the same situation. The book describes a mother who is going through the diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer and explains complicated scenarios in an easy to understa...

Salmonella bacteria use RNA to assess and adjust magnesium levels

...trols when Salmonella makes MgtA. When Salmonella experiences a low-magnesium environment, phoQ chemically modifies phoP. The changed phoP binds to DNA, increasing the number of times instructions for making MgtA and over 100 other proteins are copied from DNA. But when Salmonella encounters a high-magnesium en...

People with near death experiences can differ in sleep-wake control

People who have had near death experiences often have different arousal systems controlling t...views" section, compared 55 people with near death experiences to 55 people of the same age and gender who had not had near death experiences. The study found tha...

Researchers now able to look deep into heart to view triggers of a heart's beat

... as well. But not everyone with a long QT interval experiences arrhythmias. We're beginning to see that the determining factor is an added problem involving the sodium-calcium exchanger and may help explain the differences in risk between men and women," said Dr. Salama. The new voltage-sensitive dyes, together...

BC undergraduate 'wunderkind' racks up five national awards for science research

...eckman Scholarship, which funds intensive research experiences for exceptional undergraduates. Far from resting on her laurels, however, O'Day is now fully invested in her quest to promote science to younger women. "BC has also taught me that I'm not only responsible for myself and my research, but for society ...

Diverse sea 'bugs' revealed on landmark Atlantic cruise to census zooplankton

...cipate in ocean, polar, and environmental research experiences under the guidance of host researchers. Master teachers develop ways to bring their research experiences, including scientific data, methodologies and technology, into their classrooms. They share their experience by mentoring new teachers in their s...

Research shows how visual stimulation turns up genes to shape the brain

... rodents, Majdan and Shatz imposed abnormal visual experiences on the rodents at a variety of ages including the critical period by removing one eye and leaving the other intact. They then compared gene expression profiles of the cortex supporting the open eye to that of the missing eye. They found that Bdnf is ...

In undersea habitat, aquanauts learn about teamwork and task performance for the moon and Mars

... of Psychology. Participants recorded thoughts and experiences in daily journals, highlighting what they wanted future astronauts and aquanauts to know about the technologies and protocols being tested. "Even with extensive planning, little glitches occur with devices used in an underwater space. Part of our pr...

Nature vs Nintendo: Video games or national parks

...s for America's youth likely to be on-line virtual experiences rather than the real thing? A University of Illinois at Chicago ecologist says there may be cause for concern. Oliver Pergams, research assistant professor in biological sciences at UIC, reports in an upcoming issue of the Journal of Environmental M...

Choosy females make colourful males

...n deeper water than the blue species and therefore experiences different light conditions. Behavioural experiments showed that both species have adapted to this: the red species is more sensitive to red light and the blue species is more sensitive to blue light. For females of the red species, red males are ther...

HHMI awards $86.4 million for undergraduate science education

...antee universities are providing hands-on research experiences to help prepare undergraduates, including women an...rams. "Individualized mentoring and early research experiences with working scientists also are vital components of a university education that prepares undergradu...

Lehigh receives $1.8 million from Howard Hughes Medical Institute for bioscience education

...ocus on providing students with research-intensive experiences in biosystems dynamics as a strength of the proposal. Simon says the new HHMI grant will allow the university to offer a new introductory survey course that includes community access and promotes bioscience literacy. A minor in Biosystems Dynamics wi...

Living with Climate Variability and Change

...development agencies, to share their knowledge and experiences in mitigating climate variability in terms of policy and implementation. A particular focus of the conference will be to highlight state-of-the-art research on complex decision-making theory and practice in sectors sensitive to climate variability an...

Retired FSU professor captures a 'living fossil' on video

...discovery. "It's easily one of the most gratifying experiences of my life, and I hope these pictures will help in some way to prevent the loss of this marvelous animal." Known as kha-nyou (pronounced "ga-noo") in Lao villages near its habitat, the animal was first described scientifically in the April 2005 issue...

Oxford Journals share evidence-based open access results with the community

...ccess, and also for enabling others to share their experiences of open access. We hope that by making the results of our experiments public we can help to foster a better understanding of the advantages and disadvantages of open access and subscription-based business models." The day focussed on the preliminary ...

'Thirst for knowledge' may be opium craving

... real time. Without thinking about it, we pick out experiences that are richly interpretable but novel." The theory, while currently tested only in the visual system, likely applies to other senses, Biederman said....

Showing off your weapons in the animal kingdom

...iated with fighting, as well as in reinforcing the experiences of past fights with specific individuals. "You see the same with humans," Lappin explains. "Think back to the rivalries of adolescence. Fights took place in order to establish dominance relationships in the neighborhood, but the fights themselves wer...

Social factors not hormones cause PMS, post-natal depression and menopausal stress

...the issues of PMS, post-natal depression and women experiences in mid-life. Professor Ussher draws on in-depth interviews with British and Australian women and argues that women's premenstral, post-natal and menopausal distress or anger is often connected to the way women feel compelled to be the 'good wife, mot...

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(Date:10/30/2014)... State University researchers have developed a suite of technologies ... and humans, which has applications in everything from search ... , "We,ve developed a platform for computer-mediated communication between ... avenues for interpreting dogs, behavioral signals and sending them ... Roberts, an assistant professor of computer science at NC ...
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