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What's a mind without a body? New research adds physiology to computer models - Phys.Org


Phys.Org
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 ...

Scientists reveal secrets of 'anti-aging' hormones - FierceBiotech


FierceBiotech
They discovered that alpha-Klotho helps FGF23 bind to its receptor and become active. "By showing that all the ways in which [alpha-Klotho] was supposed to protect organs come instead from its ability to help FGF23 signal, we have shed new light on the ...

Anatomy of a Play: Ellison's dual-threat blocking skills - Giants.com (blog)


Giants.com (blog)
TE Rhett Ellison's blocking ability helps the offense in both run and pass protection. John Schmeelk breaks down a key pass-protect block: Ellison was brought to the Giants as an all-purpose tight end who would excel in the blocking game. Most people ...

Leptin Helps Body Regulate Fat

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Results of a 1995 study showing how Leptin, a protein produced by fat, appears to play an important role in how the body manages its supply of fat.

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