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The heartbeat is the result of rhythmic contractions of the heart muscle, which are in turn regulated by electrical signals called action potentials.
An international team of molecular scientists have discovered that star ascidians, also known as sea squirts, have pacemaker cells similar to that of the human heart.
New research in the Journal of General Physiology helps explain how the body's "flight-or-fight" response is mediated.
Artificial heart pacemakers have saved and extended the lives of thousands of people, but they have their shortcomings â€“ such as a fixed pulse rate and a limited life. Could a permanent biological solution be possible?
- The deadly nightshade, Atropa Belladonna, which possesses stupefying or poisonous properties.
- A sleeping-potion; a soporific.
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