Navigation Links

Tag: "patterned" at biology news

Womb needed for proper brain development

... developing during pregnancy in utero, very little patterned sensory stimulation reaches the brain, she explained. The eyelids are closed, the infant is bathed in fluid and minimal sounds are perceived. In contrast, once the premature infant is born, he is necessarily bombarded by a complex environment full o...

Cuttlefish masters of disguise despite colorblindness

...'s behavioral response to a series of checkerboard patterned substrates of various colors and brightnesses. They found that the animals did not respond to the checkerboard pattern when placed on substrates whose color intensities were matched to the Sepia visual system, suggesting that these checkerboards app...

Polymers show promise for lab-on-a-chip technology

...hin film on a glass backing, can be fabricated and patterned on a microscale. The research was published recently in the Journal of Material Chemistry. "Based on our research of liquid crystalline polymers, we anticipate the emergence of exciting new techniques in microfabrication that can be used to cheaply ...

Neuronal cell cultures kept on the straight and narrow

...hannels can be used to lay down the PEM coating in patterned lines just a few micrometers wide. Neuronal cells will largely confine themselves to the pattern, enabling a variety of cell-geometry experiments, such as measuring the maximum gap between lines that can be bridged by neural axons and dendrites. The...

First surveys of Tanzanian mountains reveal 160+ animal species, including new & endemic

...under the forest canopy. The smooth-skinned, brown patterned frog measures about 2.25 inches from snout to bottom. "Surveying just one section of the Eastern Arc, we discovered a little frog no one knew existed," said Nike Doggart, lead author of the article and Technical Advisor, Tanzania Forest Conservation...

Snakes' virtual glasses, leopard spots and all-optical transistors

...beam and a control beam. When the beams strike the patterned film they produce plasmons, which are essentially blobs of electron gas near the surface of a metal. Varying the intensity and the color of the control beam causes the plasmons to interact in ways that enhance or decrease the transmission of the sign...

How ants find their way

... only able to search in the predicted place when a patterned background was introduced as a retrieval cue. Prof... "To know which cylinder was which ants needed the patterned background to be in a different position on the retina when they faced one or other cylinder. Accura...

UCLA/Toronto researchers unlock key to memory storage in brain

...t had visited before. The cage was outfitted with patterned walls and a unique smell. To visualize which brain cells stored the mouse's memories about the cage, the scientists tracked a genetic marker that reveals recent neuron activity. When the team examined the animals' amygdalas after the experiment...

Applied scientists create wrinkled 'skin' on polymers

...at exploring the behavior of living cells on these patterned substrates. Such research may lead to the development of an effective and robust method to build custom templates for engineering and growing tissues. "We are approaching this field of research from various directions," says Vaziri. "At the moment ...

Magnetic computer sensors may help study biomolecules

...alves, each about one by four micrometers in size, patterned on a 200-nanometer-thick silicon nitride membrane in fluid. When the spin valves are turned on, a local magnetic field is created that is strongest near the ends of the magnetic stack below the membrane—a field strong enough to trap nanoscale magneti...

1

Other Tags
(Date:10/29/2014)... New research presented at the Society for Integrative ... showed for the first time that it is ... a readily available nutritional supplement, AHCC. ... A. Smith, Pharm.D., associate professor in the Department ... University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston ...
(Date:10/29/2014)... to make their food, but they also need protection from ... a group of molecules in plants that shields them from ... of the American Chemical Society , one team reports on ... Timothy Zwier and colleagues at Purdue University note that the ... serious damage to plant DNA and, as a result, hinder ...
(Date:10/29/2014)... a ceremony held in New York City on September ... the American Cancer Society Professor of Genome Sciences and ... 2008 Honorary Doctor of Philosophy of Tel Aviv University, ... Medical Science. , In addition to her honorary degree ... at the TAU School of Medicine, and for the ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):HPV infections in women eradicated by AHCC, Japanese mushroom extract 2Geneticist and humanitarian: Prof. Mary-Claire King receives Lasker Award 2
(Date:10/31/2014)... TheHardwareCity.com is the place to purchase home ... space heaters are available at the online store. Now, ... 1500w portable electric space heater. , The space heater ... an energy efficient way to heat a small space ... produce 1500 Watts, ensuring a quick warm up period. ...
(Date:10/31/2014)... Prevention Research Center for Healthy Neighborhoods (PRCHN) at ... a key player in nearly $13.32 million in ... Northeast Ohio. , The Centers for Disease Control ... $4.35 million over five years. The funds will ... and disseminating individual, environmental, and policy interventions that ...
(Date:10/31/2014)... Thousand Oaks, CA (PRWEB) October 31, 2014 ... flat tummy also has amazing health effects for ... were created by a Doctor of Science and ... discovered through his dedication to pelvic floor reeducation ... incidence of urinary incontinence, Diastasis Recti, Prolepses, etc. ...
(Date:10/31/2014)... -- Surgery for low back pain caused by spinal ... you live, a new report says. "Nearly 80 ... some point in their lives, and about 30 million ... spine problem," co-author Brook Martin, of the Dartmouth Institute ... college news release. In spinal stenosis, thickening of ...
(Date:10/31/2014)... of four older Americans say that either they or ... treatment, according to the latest issue of The Gerontological ... ( PP&AR ), which goes on to show ... fail to honor patients, end-of-life health care wishes. , ... Issues and Options ," features 12 articles that present ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Big Heat 1500w Electric Space Heater Now Available at TheHardwareCity.com 2Health News:Case Western Reserve, Cuyahoga County, YMCA of greater Cleveland: Public health grants 2Health News:Case Western Reserve, Cuyahoga County, YMCA of greater Cleveland: Public health grants 3Health News:Super Models and European Celebrities’ Secret Flat Tummy System Comes to America 2Health News:Super Models and European Celebrities’ Secret Flat Tummy System Comes to America 3Health News:Spinal Surgery Varies by Region in U.S.: Study 2Health News:Advance directives can benefit patients, families, and health care system 2
Other Contents