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2012-02-21 13:18:46

UT Dallas Team Aids Study of How Humans View Game Boards, Faces and Other Visual Information Just as expert chess players scrutinize a board to calculate their next moves, UT Dallas cognitive neuroscientists are studying the way these players´ brains work to better understand how visual information is processed. In three recent papers, Dr. James Bartlett, Dr. Daniel Krawczyk and doctoral student Amy Boggan of the School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences (BBS) discuss whether an...

2011-12-14 10:10:38

A new study, conducted by researchers at the University of California, San Francisco, has shed new light on a genetic disease known as Bardet-Biedl syndrome (BBS)–a condition in which patients show mental and developmental delays, short stature, early onset blindness, extra digits on the hands and feet, kidney abnormalities and obesity. While the occurrence of BBS is rare–occurring in roughly 1 in every 150,000 live births–scientists believe that by understanding the...

2011-09-27 13:00:00

~ Business Professionals Able to Acquire Business Knowledge Faster with Business Book Summariesâ“ž¢ iPhone App ~ Ipswich, MA (PRWEB) September 27, 2011 A new iPhone application for Business Book Summariesâ“ž¢ (BBS) from EBSCO Publishing has been released. The Business Book Summaries iPhone app is designed for BBS customers looking for convenient and quick access to concise, yet comprehensive book summaries for the best business books...

2009-12-28 09:33:28

A protein complex mutated in human disease removes excess signaling molecules to prevent them from damaging cilia, say researchers from UMass Medical School. The study will be published in the December 28 issue of the Journal of Cell Biology. Defective cilia cause a range of diseases including Bardet-Biedl syndrome (BBS), a rare, multi-tissue disorder linked to mutations in 12 different proteins. Seven of these form a complex called the BBSome, but the function of this protein assembly in...

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The word 'reremouse' comes from Middle English reremous, from Old English hrēremūs, hrērmūs ("bat"), equivalent to rear (“to move, shake, stir”) +‎ mouse.