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'Comparative Approaches to Grand Challenges in Physiology' - ScienceBlogs (blog)

ScienceBlogs (blog)
By definition, comparative physiology is broad, spanning a variety of animal taxa occurring in diverse environmental settings, and studied at many levels of biological organization (from molecular physiology to physiological ecology). This breadth ...

Are Smart Drugs Really That Smart? - Gizmodo Australia

Gizmodo Australia
Amy Arnsten, Professor of Neurobiology at Yale Medical School, is investigating how the cells in the brain work together to produce our higher cognition and executive function, which she describes as “being able to think about things that aren't ...

Glucose 'Control Switch' in the Brain Key to Both Types of Diabetes - Scicasts

Scicasts
said Diano, who is also a member of the Yale Program in Integrative Cell Signaling and Neurobiology of Metabolism. Diano said the next step in this research is to identify the targets of this enzyme by understanding how the enzyme makes the neurons ...

Comparative Mammalian Brain Collections

Madison - United States

University of Wisconsin site has images showing the brain's internal architecture of specimens from over 100 mammalian species for studying differences in brain function and evolution.

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Comparative Mammalian Brain Collections
United States

Major national resources for the study of brain anatomy.

Germany

Focuses on the experimental, theoretical, and technical aspects of genomics and genetics in mouse, human, and other species, particularly those aspects bearing on studies of gene function.

Mammalian Hibernation
Canada

Article by Ken Muldrew on mammalian hibernation, sleep and torpor.

Journal of Mammalian Evolution
United States

Quarterly which serves as a multidisciplinary forum for research that contributes to mammalian evolutionary biology. Abstracts available. From the Society for Study of Mammalian Evolution.

Mammalian Histology-B408
United States

Mammalian Histology-B408, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Delaware. Mammalian Histology (B408) is taught in the fall semester annually and is one of the courses required for the Medical Scholars Program with the Jefferson Medical College. Consequently, it is taught at a comprehensive level and concentrates heavily on human tissues and organ systems. A strong component of this course is tissue structure at the ultrastructural leve

Mammalian Forelimb Homologies
United States

Animated image which illustrates the similarities in forelimb structure of several different mammal species.

Mammalian MAPK Signalling Pathways
Canada

Signaling related to the mitogen-activated protein kinase pathway, with links to SAPK and p38, and related sequences, from Ontario Cancer Institute, Toronto, Canada.

Mammalian Histology: Integumentary System
United States

Color images of histological sections.

International Mammalian Genome Society
United States

Foster and stimulate genetic research including sequencing and functional genomics, mutagenesis and mutant analysis. Includes a meetings calendar, news and views, and membership.

United States

A primer on the brain for non-scientists including its architecture, geography, structure and functions.