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2011-12-07 22:53:26

Neuropeptide Y (NPY) is the most abundant peptide hormone of the central nervous system.

2011-12-07 14:27:11

Long the bane of picky eaters everywhere, broccoli’s taste is not just a matter of having a cultured palate; some people can easily taste a bitter compound in the vegetable that others have difficulty detecting.

2011-12-02 12:50:48

There's an existential crisis that often happens at dinner tables across the country: why won't kids eat their vegetables?

2011-11-11 18:29:03

The olfactory sensory neurons in the nasal mucosa perceive the myriad smells in the air with the aid of odorant receptors.

Skin And Eyes Use Similar Mechanism For Sun Protection
2011-11-04 05:45:22

A group of scientists at Brown University in Rhode Island discovered that the skin and eyes use the same molecular mechanism to protect themselves from the UV light.

2011-10-10 09:20:25

New York University biologists have identified a new mechanism for regulating color vision by studying a mutant fly named after Frank ('Ol Blue Eyes) Sinatra.


Word of the Day
dingle
  • A small wooded valley; a dell.
  • The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.
  • The roofed-over space between the kitchen and the sleeping-quarters in a logging-camp, commonly used as a storeroom.
The word 'dingle' comes from Middle English dell, hollow.
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