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Why acid trips last so long

Ever wondered why there have been so many urban myths and songs dedicated to LSD? Molecular dynamics (MD) simulations suggest that LSD's slow binding kinetics may be due to a 'lid' formed by extracellular loop 2 (EL2) at ...

dateFeb 03, 2017 in Biochemistry
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Happy cows make more nutritious milk

Daily infusions with a chemical commonly associated with feelings of happiness were shown to increase calcium levels in the blood of Holstein cows and the milk of Jersey cows that had just given birth. The results, published ...

dateJul 15, 2016 in Other
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Microbes help produce serotonin in gut

Although serotonin is well known as a brain neurotransmitter, it is estimated that 90 percent of the body's serotonin is made in the digestive tract. In fact, altered levels of this peripheral serotonin have been linked to ...

dateApr 09, 2015 in Cell & Microbiology
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Study on insect aggression and neurochemistry

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Professor and Chair of Biology John Swallow and his lab groups are applying information about neurotransmitters to illustrate the power of using insect models to study aggression. Swallow ...

dateJan 27, 2015 in Ecology
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