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CARLSBAD, Calif., Dec. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Isis Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
In a study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences journal, USC College's Emily Liman reveals what is behind all the puckering -- how people perceive sour flavors.
CARLSBAD, Calif., Nov. 23, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Isis Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
New research indicates that the integration of senses and functions in the brain is common.
CARLSBAD, Calif. and VANCOUVER, Canada, Nov. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Isis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ISIS) and Xenon Pharmaceuticals Inc.
They show that one of those genes in particular has a long evolutionary history, as evidenced by the fact that it plays a role in pain sensing in flies, mice and humans.
The brain can process sensory information in a fraction of a second, but in special cases it can be processed quicker.
People who are blind from birth are able to detect tactile information faster than people with normal vision.
A new study in the Journal of General Physiology (JGP) shows that the contribution of odorant receptors (ORs) to olfactory response in mammals is much more complex than previously thought, with important consequences for odorant encoding and information transfer about odorants to the brain.
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