News tagged with biological activity

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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Cracking the brain's numerical code

By carefully observing and analyzing the pattern of activity in the brain, researchers have found that they can tell what number a person has just seen. They can similarly tell how many dots a person has been presented with, ...

dateSep 24, 2009 in Neuroscience
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