News tagged with biological activity

Where does consciousness come from?

Consciousness arises as an emergent property of the human mind. Yet basic questions about the precise timing, location and dynamics of the neural event(s) allowing conscious access to information are not clearly and unequivocally ...

dateMar 17, 2009 in Neuroscience
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In early heart development, genes work in tandem

Studying genes that regulate early heart development in animals, scientists have solved a puzzle about one gene's role, finding that it acts in concert with a related gene. Their finding contributes to understanding how the ...

dateJan 12, 2010 in Genetics
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Special brain wave boost slows motion

Researchers have found that they can make people move in slow motion by boosting one type of brain wave. The findings offer some of the first proof that brain waves can have a direct influence on behavior, according to the ...

dateOct 01, 2009 in Neuroscience
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