Tag: "subtleties" at biology news
Selectivity is ultimate aphrodisiac
...hat our speed-daters were negotiating all of these subtleties
with only four minutes for each date." "Selective vs. Unselective Romantic Desire: Not All Reciprocity is Created Equal," by Eastwick and Northwestern's Eli J. Finkel, assistant professor of psychology, will be published in the April issue of the ...
Mice learn tasks that may help treat human psychiatric disorders
...ry rudimentary, and it just does not match up with subtleties
of the cognitive deficits in human mental dysfunction or with the tools we use to study the mechanisms that underlie disorders in people." Garner and his colleagues designed a task to measure a process called set shifting in which a focus on one ob...
Clues to breast cancer hidden inside stem cells
...ensional breast cell cultures to reveal unexpected subtleties
about these stem cells that could explain why they spawn malignancies. These stem cells, Valgardur Sigurdsson remarked during the EuroSTELLS Conference in Venice, Italy (19-21 March), could become targets for cancer treatment, leading to new therap...
Elderly mice yield clues to the process of growing old
Delving deep into the molecular subtleties
of a strain of mice engineered to age rapidly, scientists have found that an accumulation of genetic mutations prompts a cascade of programmed cell death that seems to underpin the aging process. Writing today (July 15, 2005) in the journal Science,...