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A team of scientists, led by researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, have uncovered a novel mechanism regulating gene expression and transcription linked to Spinocerebellar ataxia 7, an inherited neurological disorder.
By taking advantage of a "body swap" illusion, researchers have captured the brain regions involved in one of the most fundamental aspects of self-awareness: how we recognize our bodies as our own, distinct from others and from the outside world.
Everybody has heard about echolocation in bats and dolphins.
Our brain's understanding of spatial awareness is not triggered by sight alone, scientists have found, in a development that could help design technology for the visually impaired.
Blind people have been known to learn to make clicks with their mouths and to use the returning echoes from those clicks to sense their surroundings.
CARLSBAD, Calif., May 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Isis Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
CARLSBAD, Calif., May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Isis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ISIS), the leader in antisense therapeutics, today announced that management will present a company overview at Bank of America Merrill Lynch's 14th Annual Health Care Conference on Tuesday, May 10, 2011 at 1:40 p.m.
A new study of itch adds to growing evidence that the chemical signals that make us want to scratch are the same signals that make us wince in pain.
Most patients who have a reduced ability to smell or detect odors seem to attach less importance to the sense of smell in their daily lives than people with a normal olfactory function.
BELLEVUE, Wash., April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- HTC Corp., a global leader in mobile innovation and design, today introduced the HTC Sensation 4G, a smartphone that shines a spotlight on entertainment with HTC's new HTC Watch(TM) video service.
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