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Flies sleep just like us

(Phys.org) —Researchers at The University of Queensland have discovered that, like humans, flies sleep in stages of different intensities.

dateApr 19, 2013 in Plants & Animals
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The brain: probing its deep mystery

(PhysOrg.com) -- We know more about the cosmos than we do about the human brain, but work by European researchers will now allow scientists to probe further into the mysteries of our grey matter.

dateMay 07, 2010 in Neuroscience
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Neurons growing in line

In order to be able to understand complex organs such as the brain or the nervous system, simplified model systems are required. A group of German scientists led by the Frankfurt brain researcher Erin Schuman has successfully ...

dateApr 15, 2010 in Neuroscience
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Newly discovered RNA steers brain development

How does the brain work? This question is one of the greatest scientific mysteries, and neurobiologists have only recently begun to piece together the molecular building blocks that enable human beings to be "thinking" animals.

dateApr 14, 2010 in Neuroscience
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