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2012-01-10 21:35:36

When nerve cells communicate with one another, specialized receptor molecules on their surfaces play a central role in relaying signals between them.

2011-09-15 12:00:11

People are adept at recognizing sensations such as sounds or smells, even when many stimuli appear simultaneously.

2011-09-09 13:06:09

An expedition through the fast-paced microscopic world of atoms reveals electrons that spin at enormous speeds and the gigantic forces that act on them.

2009-09-16 10:42:29

Joint spin-off of LMU Munich and MPG established.


Word of the Day
quilisma
  • In medieval musical notation, a sign or neume denoting a shake or trill.
The word 'quilisma' comes from a Greek word meaning 'a roll'.