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Paying attention sets off symphony of cell synchronization

... extra ounce of attention, it's as if you engage a symphony of brain activity that can come to your rescue as millions of neurons together make the music that represents a vivid conscious experience," added Ken Paller, professor of psychology at Northwestern and co-investigator of the study....

Better sludge through metagenomics

...s on the planet. When it works, it is a microbial symphony in tune with humanity. When it fails, the consequences can be dire. Researchers from the U.S. Department of Energy Joint Genome Institute (DOE JGI) and collaborators at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and the Advanced Wastewater Management Cen...

Researchers show how brain decodes complex smells

...hers have discovered how the brain creates a scent symphony from signals sent by the nose. In studies in mice, the researchers found that nerve cells in the brain's olfactory bulb -- the first stop for information from the nose -- do not perceive complex scent mixtures as single objects, such as the fragrance...

Research reveals control of potent immune regulator

...Comprehensive Cancer Center. "Mother Nature uses a symphony of cytokines that result in exquisitely tight control of its production in the healthy state. "This might help us harness the cancer-killing ability of NK cells to control tumor growth and lead to new treatments that complement current cancer therap...

Modern technology helps shed light on illnesses in artists of the past

...mous symphony, Symphonie Fantastique, in 1830. The symphony took as its subject the experience of a young musi...resumably the composer. One of the segments of the symphony is consistent with "An Opium Dream." DeQuincy's most famous essay is Confessions of an English Opium...

A healthy internal clock keeps weight off

...people. "Timing is critical to keep the metabolic symphony in tune," said corresponding author Joseph Bass, a...people. "Timing is critical to keep the metabolic symphony in tune," said corresponding author Joseph Bass, assistant professor of medicine and neurobiology at...

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(Date:7/28/2014)... Researchers at Yale School of Medicine have pinpointed a mechanism ... glucose levels in the blood, linking it to both type ... the July 28 issue of Proceedings of the National ... prolyl endopeptidase enzyme located in a part of the ... of steps in motion that control glucose levels in the ...
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