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This Week in History: 600 plant specimens donated to RBCM's botany collection - CHEK


CHEK
Joined by two other botanists, the Royal BC Museum Botany Collections Manager Erica Wheeler is looking over a recent donation: four boxes, fill with six-hundred plant specimens from the Cranbrook area. “They were collected in the 1940's by Walter and ...

Toxic brain cells may drive many neurodegenerative disorders ... - Science Daily


Science Daily
While most of us haven't heard of astrocytes, these cells are four times as plentiful in the human brain as nerve cells. Now, a team led by researchers has found ...
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Neuroscience tools used to understand the microprocessor; they fail ... - Ars Technica


Ars Technica
The tools we use to study the brain are tested on a system we actually understand.

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.