Archive: 12/19/2006

Electrical Activity Alters Language Used By Nerve Cells

UC San Diego biologists have shown that the chemical language with which neurons communicate depends on the pattern of electrical activity in the developing nervous system. The findings suggest that modification ...

Dec 19, 2006 4.6 / 5 (9) 0

Study finds the air rich with bacteria

Want biodiversity? Look no further than the air around you. It could be teeming with more than 1,800 types of bacteria, according to a first-of-its-kind census of airborne microbes recently conducted by scientists ...

Dec 19, 2006 4.2 / 5 (15) 0