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Tumour behaviour calls Cambrian-oxygen link into question - Cosmos


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Instead, Hammarlund thinks a biological innovation might be key. Hammarlund enlisted the expertise of Kristoffer von Stedingk and Sven Påhlman, both medical tumour biologists from Lund University. “I wanted to learn what tumour scientists observe on a ...
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What's a mind without a body? New research adds physiology to computer models - Phys.Org


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By adding the concept of a body to ACT-R/Phi, Dancy said, "We get a fuller picture of how our normal physiological functions modulate our actions and decisions." The research is sponsored by the U.S. Army SBIR Program Office through a larger effort ...

Zoology: Luminescent lizards - Science Daily


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"So we could hardly believe our eyes when we illuminated the chameleons in our collection with a UV lamp, and almost all species showed blue, previously invisible patterns on the head, some even over the whole body," says David Prötzel, lead author of ...

Gunther von Hagen's Body Worlds

Mannheim - Germany

Learn about Body Worlds, the anatomical exhibition of real human bodies. Find the locations and dates for current and future exhibitions.

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