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2014-11-10 08:31:48

- LUNAR(TM) delivery of human erythropoietin messenger RNA in non-human primates (N = 3) generated 1000-fold increase of erythropoietin protein with one low dose (0.3 mg/kg) SAN

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2014-10-17 03:00:21

A fly’s sense of smell could be used in new technology to detect drugs and bombs, new University of Sussex research has found.

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2014-10-04 06:09:08

Studies have found many predictors of death in the elderly, including broken hips, love handles and nocturia. For older adults, a loss of smell is also a strong predictor of death within five years, according to University of Chicago researchers.

Neuroscientists Challenge Long-held Understanding Of The Sense Of Touch
2014-09-24 03:43:59

Different types of nerves and skin receptors work in concert to produce sensations of touch

circadian rhythm
2014-08-21 03:00:40

Researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center have found a new way that internal body clocks are regulated by a type of molecule known as long non-coding RNA.

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2014-08-18 03:30:06

Decades of research on how bats use echolocation to keep a focus on their targets not only lends support to a long debated neuroscience hypothesis about vision but also could lead to smarter sonar and radar technologies.


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.