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Every experience that the brain perceives is unique - Medical Xpress


Medical Xpress
The neurons in the prefrontal cortex will be active each time – just as if the experience was entirely new," explains study author Hugo Malagon-Vina from the Division of Cognitive Neurobiology at MedUni Vienna's Center for Brain Research. Potential ...

Forest Park and off-road cycling: Letter to the editor - OregonLive.com


OregonLive.com
The biggest problem is teaching the wildlife which days they get the trails. My concern about the off-road cycling community is that a great many bike riders show little or no understanding or awareness of the danger and disruption their sport causes ...

Evaluating Effects of PTSD on Active Duty Police Officers - UB School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences News


UB School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences News
“Our study is the only one, to our knowledge, that will examine the neurobiology of rapid decision-making in police officers.” Shucard says, if successful, results of the study could convince police agencies to initiate early intervention and ...

Genome Consortium for Active Teaching (GCAT)

Davidson - United States

Excellent clearinghouse of information and databases for teaching undergraduate Genomics and networking - from Davidson College.

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The Consortium's purpose is to promote mouse models for human genetic diseases and as subjects for the study of gene function.

Potato Genome Sequencing Consortium
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Group seeks to elucidate the complete DNA sequence of the potato genome (850 Mbp) by the end of 2010.

Active Motif
United States

Develops cell biology-based research tools and biocomputing resources for gene and protein interactions. Includes catalog, technical data for download, ordering from offices in Belgium, Japan, and Carlsbad, California.

Carbohydrate-Active Enzymes
France

The CAZy database describes the families of structurally-related catalytic and carbohydrate-binding functional domains of enzymes that degrade, modify or create glycosidic bonds.

United States

Test your microbiology knowledge at this site. It also includes basic descriptions of various microorganisms.

WildAid's Active Conservation Awareness Program (ACAP)
United States

Working to reduce the demand for illegal wildlife products in key markets globally, generating the necessary international will to decimate the illegal wildlife trade within our lifetimes and make wildlife conservation a global priority.

Landmarks in the History of Genetics: Can Matter Store Active Information?
United States

Includes dates, events, theoretical implications, and related links.

11th International Meeting On Human Genome Variation and Complex Genome Analysis
United Kingdom

Program, registration information, and venue details. Held in Tallinn, Estonia. 11-13 September 2009.

United States

A primer on genetic and physical maps from the National Center for Biotechnology Information.

Initial Sequence of the Chimpanzee Genome and Comparison With the Human Genome
United States

Nature article containing a draft sequence of the genome of the common chimpanzee, along with a comparative analyses with the human genome.