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STONEHAM, Mass., Aug.
Among the animals that are appealing “cover models” for scientific journals, lancelets don’t spring readily to mind.
New research in Nature concludes the eye – which depends on light to see – also needs light to develop normally during pregnancy.
Researchers have developed an artificial retina with the ability to restore normal vision based on its work on deciphering the retina’s neural code for brain communication.
Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania researchers have discovered a mechanism involving the neurotransmitter dopamine that switches fruit fly behavior from being active during the day (diurnal) to nocturnal.
Biologists and psychologists know that light affects mood, but a new University of Virginia study indicates that light may also play a role in modulating fear and anxiety.
LA JOLLA, Calif., April 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After undergoing an extensive review process by Salk senior faculty, Non-Resident Fellows, and scientific leaders in their respective fields, Leanne Jones and Satchidananda Panda have been promoted to Associate Professor, and E.J.