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How Neurons Respond To Sequences Of Familiar Objects

How Neurons Respond To Sequences Of Familiar Objects

Carnegie Mellon University The world grows increasingly more chaotic year after year, and our brains are constantly bombarded with images. A new study from Center for the Neural Basis of Cognition (CNBC), a joint project between Carnegie...

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cyborg science
2014-08-12 03:00:28

American Chemical Society No longer just fantastical fodder for sci-fi buffs, cyborg technology is bringing us tangible progress toward real-life electronic skin, prosthetics and ultraflexible circuits. Now taking this human-machine concept to an unprecedented level, pioneering scientists are working on the seamless marriage between electronics and brain signaling with the potential to transform our understanding of how the brain works — and how to treat its most devastating diseases....

3d brain tissue
2014-08-12 05:03:27

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A team of bioengineers from Tufts University in Massachusetts have developed three-dimensional brain-like cortical tissue that is similar in structure and function to tissues found in the brain of a rat, exhibits biochemical and electrophysiological responses, and can be kept alive in the laboratory for more than eight weeks. In research published in the August 11 early online edition of the journal Proceedings of the National...

2014-07-28 23:01:13

Introducing Updated Version of The Brain Health Guide with the Latest Brain Health Tips Madison, WI (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 Quincy Bioscience, makers of the nation’s leading memory supplement Prevagen®, is pleased to announce the release of the fourth edition of The Brain Health Guide, written by company president and co-founder Mark Underwood. The Brain Health Guide is a unique resource for cognitive health information, offering useful techniques for readers to improve memory and...

2014-06-30 23:10:36

OMICS Group Incorporation that operates from USA and India observes World’s Hepatitis day on July 28th, 2014 with a motto of conveying the message “Learn, share and prevent the Viral.” On this occasion, OMICS Publishing House accepts articles without any processing charges that are submitted till July 29th, 2014 and publishes the accepted one with a discount of 30% in the publication fee. Foster City, California (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 OMICS Group Incorpation is a leading open access...

2014-06-30 23:07:05

Bio Lab Mask successfully deals with most common skin problems, such as signs of aging, acne-prone complexion, discoloration and severely dry skin. With its tried-and-tested formula, Bio Lab Mask is the ideal treatment for all skin types, even the most sensitive. San Francisco, California (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Bio Lab, the exotic natural mask, quickly became a hit in the USA after it was voted product of the month by several beauty magazines. The revolutionary complex, now available in...

2014-05-29 08:30:19

SAN DIEGO, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- "She has no evidence of cancer of any kind!" In the encouraging wake of her doctor's words, Rivi Litvin stepped out of a leading Los Angeles hospital, knowing that her prayers had been answered. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140528/91775 A year earlier, in September 2012, Rivi approached her doctors with persistent symptoms of abdominal pain, nausea and jaundice. Their fear that these may be symptoms of pancreatic cancer were realized...

Neural Activity Of Living Brains Captured Using Novel 3D Video
2014-05-19 15:02:45

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Researchers at MIT and the University of Vienna in Austria have devised an imaging method that shows neural action throughout the minds of living creatures. This technique, the very first that can create 3D videos of complete brains with the millisecond timescale, could help professionals understand how neuronal networks absorb sensory data and produce behavior, according to a new report published in the journal Nature Methods....

2014-05-10 23:01:08

Many products available in the market today are imported and produced unsustainably. Di Morelli is proud to announce the release of new products made in-house and responsibly at http://www.dimorelli.com/. Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) May 10, 2014 Dr. Bob Morell, one of Canada’s skin care specialists, has recently announced the release of his new products after 6 years of research under his umbrella brand of premium skin care products, called Di Morelli. All of Dr. Morell’s skin care kits are...

2014-05-06 23:18:04

Keeping our largest body organ healthy as we age is important, and several research reports show how aging skin can be at risk. Sublime Beauty® explains. St. Petersburg, FL (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 Recent studies show that weakened, aging skin is suspectible to diseases and infections. Keeping skin healthy and in an optimal state while aging is more than just a cosmetic issue. Replenishing ceramides, which make up 40% of our skin, is important in the process for well-being. Ceramides...

2014-05-04 23:01:51

“Best Summer Skin Care Tips for Oily Skin and Dry Skin,” a new report on the website Vkool.com, uncovers easy ways to protect the skin in summer naturally and safely. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) May 04, 2014 “Best Summer Skin Care Tips for Oily Skin and Dry Skin,” a new report created by Phuong Hoang on the site Vkool.com, shows safe and natural ways for protecting the skin in summer. In the first part of this report, people will discover ways on how to look after their skin in summer...


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Liver
2013-04-30 14:18:06

The liver is the organ in charge of processing, neutralizing and excreting certain secretions for the metabolic processes. Formation and Orientation The liver is considered to be both the largest internal organ and the largest gland in the human body. It is situated just below the diaphragm, to the right of the stomach and on top of the gallbladder. There are two ways blood can travel to and from the liver: the hepatic artery and the portal vein. The hepatic artery carries blood solely...

Esophagus
2013-04-30 13:37:01

The esophagus is the muscular tube that is located between the pharynx and the stomach that aids in digestion during swallowing. Formation and Orientation The esophagus is composed of four separate layers; the mucosa, submucosa, muscularis externa and the adventitia. The mucosa includes the stratified squamous epithelium, lamina propria and muscularis mucosae. The submucosa houses the esophageal glands and connective papillae. The muscularis externa is composed of three sublayers The...

Ovaries
2013-03-05 14:55:04

The ovaries are the two reproductive female organs where the eggs are produced. These are parallel to the testes in men. Formation and Orientation Each ovary is the size of an almond and is located on one side of the pelvis before the ureter and internal iliac artery but after the external iliac artery. They are attached to either side of the uterus. They are connected and release eggs to fallopian tubes, though not attached, monthly during the menstrual cycle. They also produce...

Skin
2013-03-04 15:18:05

Skin is the outermost organ that protects and incases the tendons, ligaments, bones, muscles, etc. It is also the largest organ of the human body. Formation and Orientation Healthy skin consists of vitamins A, C, D and E, but in all skin, there are melanocytes which produce mesodermal cells. These cells allow for the absorption of UV rays. There are five main pigments that provide color in the skin’s many levels. Although not found in the skin, Oxyhemoglobin is found in the blood,...

Appendix
2013-03-04 15:05:59

The appendix is a dead-end tube like structure, ranging from 2 to 20 cm, that spans off the cecum of the colon. It is attached to the lower part of the large intestine. Formation and Orientation The appendix can be found in many mammals including marsupials, euarchontoglires (rodents) as wells as humans of course. It is also an organ that forms in the embryotic stage during pregnancy. McBurney’s Point, the point that is one-third the distance from infront and above the spinal cord...

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Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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