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The artist and her evolution - Harvard Gazette


Harvard Gazette
The first thing Rosamond Purcell photographed at Harvard's Museum of Comparative Zoology back in the 1980s was a pangolin, or scaly anteater, with “armor-like overlapping limpet shells and rapier claws.” The animal caught her eye because of its ...

Brain Cell's Achilles' Heel May Prompt Hydrocephalus | Duke Today - Duke Today


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Viruses may spark hydrocephalus by exploiting a surprising weakness of cells that circulate fluid in the brain, says a new study by Duke University scientists. Cells shaped like sea anemones line the cavities of the brain, rapidly beating their cilia ...
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Brain cell's Achilles' heel may prompt hydrocephalus - Science Daily


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"We found that when we infected ependymal cells with viruses that can cause major problems in the human brain, ependymal cells completely degraded Foxj1 and transformed," said Chay Kuo, M.D., Ph.D., an associate professor of cell biology in the Duke ...

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.