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The discovery of a new “reset” button for the brain’s master biological clock could eventually lead to new treatments for conditions like seasonal affective disorder, reduce the adverse health effects of working the night shift and possibly even treat jet lag.
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And if he's correct, treatments could modulate reward-seeking behavior, and may be useful in treating addiction, as well as sleep and anxiety disorders.
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LONDON, Nov. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Unlike other industrial gases, helium cannot be harvested from atmospheric air. Helium is predominantly extracted during natural gas processing.
By disrupting Siberian hamsters' circadian rhythms, Stanford scientists have identified a part of the brain that, when misfiring, inhibits memory. The work could lead to therapies for neurodegenerative diseases in humans.
Salk researchers discover a master gene responsible for sleep and wake cycles, offering hope for a drug that could help reset sleep.
By combining advanced mathematics with high-performance computing, scientists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and Indiana University (IU) have developed a tool that allowed them to calculate a fundamental property of most atoms on the periodic table to historic accuracy—reducing error by a factor of a thousand in many cases.
Research led by the University of Warwick’s Systems Biology Centre and Warwick Medical School in collaboration with groups in Nice and Rotterdam has been able to demonstrate how the cycle of cell division in mammalian cells synchronises with the body’s own daily rhythm, its circadian clock.
A new video by ElementsDatabase.com presents curious facts about the chemical elements to get visitors and students excited about chemistry. (PRWEB) June 18,
- The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
- In medicine, cauterization.